AFFLICT: BE AFFLICTED

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  • Afflict — Af*flict , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Afflicted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Afflicting}.] [L. afflictus, p. p. of affigere to cast down, deject; ad + fligere to strike: cf. OF. aflit, afflict, p. p. Cf. {Flagellate}.] 1. To strike or cast down; to overthrow.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Afflicted — Afflict Af*flict , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Afflicted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Afflicting}.] [L. afflictus, p. p. of affigere to cast down, deject; ad + fligere to strike: cf. OF. aflit, afflict, p. p. Cf. {Flagellate}.] 1. To strike or cast down; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • afflict — afflict, try, torment, torture, rack mean to inflict upon a person something which he finds hard to bear. Something or someone that causes pain, disability, suffering, acute annoyance, irritation, or embarrassment may be said to afflict a person… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • afflict — (v.) late 14c., to cast down, from O.Fr. aflicter, from L. afflictare to damage, harass, torment, frequentative of affligere (pp. afflictus) to dash down, overthrow, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + fligere (pp. flictus) to strike, from PIE …   Etymology dictionary

  • afflicted — (n.) person or persons in constant suffering of body or mind, 1650s, noun use of pp. adjective from AFFLICT (Cf. afflict) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Afflict — Af*flict , p. p. & a. [L. afflictus, p. p.] Afflicted. [Obs.] Becon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • afflict — inflict, afflict Both words are concerned with the suffering of unpleasant circumstances, but they have different constructions. Inflict has the unpleasantness as object, and afflict has the victim: • He knew also that the greater part of the… …   Modern English usage

  • afflict — UK [əˈflɪkt] / US verb [transitive, usually passive] Word forms afflict : present tense I/you/we/they afflict he/she/it afflicts present participle afflicting past tense afflicted past participle afflicted formal if you are afflicted by an… …   English dictionary

  • afflict — [[t]əflɪ̱kt[/t]] afflicts, afflicting, afflicted VERB If you are afflicted by pain, illness, or disaster, it affects you badly and makes you suffer. [FORMAL] [be V ed by/with n] Italy has been afflicted by political corruption for decades... [V… …   English dictionary

  • afflict — verb ADVERB ▪ badly, severely PHRASES ▪ be afflicted with ▪ He s badly afflicted with a skin disorder. Afflict is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑disease, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • afflict — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin afflictus, past participle of affligere to cast down, from ad + fligere to strike more at profligate Date: 14th century 1. obsolete a. humble b. overthrow …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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