What does afflicted mean?

afflicted meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"person or people in continual suffering of human anatomy or brain," 1650s, noun usage of past participle adjective from afflict.

afflicted meaning in General Dictionary

grievously impacted specifically by disease

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  • psychologically or actually unfit
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afflicted meaning in General Dictionary

(imp. & p. p.) of Afflict

Sentence Examples with the word afflicted

The Scyths had a method of divination with sticks, and the Enarees, who claimed to be soothsayers by grant of the goddess who had afflicted them, used another method by splitting bast fibres.

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