affliction

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  • It has probably kept more people from doing their best work than any other one affliction. Cited from Cluthe's Advice to the Ruptured, by Chas. Cluthe & Sons
  • Do I not even now see this affliction working for my good? Cited from Narrative of some of the Lord's Dealings with George M_ller, by Muller
  • Although her reign continued after his death, she suffered from the same affliction and died.
  • I cannot tell you -- you could hardly believe what an affliction it has been to me. Cited from Autobiography and Letters of Orville Dewey, D.D., by Orville Dewey
  • He's in great affliction about him, and so are they all. Cited from The Evil Eye; Or, The Black Spector, by William Carleton
  • High won his first seven professional fights before making his debut in Affliction.
  • One year later, they followed it with the full-length album, Affliction.
  • "But what can we do when God Himself has sent us the affliction?" Cited from Heidi, by Johanna Spyri
  • He will return, and his return will mean affliction for those who insult his house. Cited from The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy, by Padriac Colum
  • They came before me in the day of affliction, and the Lord is made my protection. Cited from English Dialects From the Eighth Century, by Walter W. Skeat
  • You say there is no comfort for his present cause of affliction. Cited from Notes on Nursing, by Florence Nightingale
  • What affliction as to this world's wealth can a man meet worse than this? Cited from Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper, ed. by W. C. Armstrong
  • This affliction continued into his early career, growing worse with time.
  • Who have affliction of kind heart and very bad health. Cited from The House of the Misty Star, by Fannie Caldwell Macaulay
  • We bear up under our affliction as well as God enables us to do. Cited from The Prose Works of William Wordsworth, by William Wordsworth
  • Some time before they left Steventon, one great affliction came upon the family. Cited from Memoir of Jane Austen, by James Edward Austen-Leigh
  • I learn with deep affliction, that nothing is likely to be done for our University this year. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 4 (of 4), ed. by T.J. Randolph
  • To have the whole world in friendship with a man is beyond doubt rather an affliction. Cited from Phelim O'Toole's Courtship and Other Stories, by William Carleton
  • Jesus is able to cure every affliction of the people who come to see him.
  • This affliction is more necessary to you than food and drink. Cited from Luther Examined and Reexamined, by W. H. T. Dau
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Words starting with affliction

Meaning of affliction

  • noun A state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
  • noun A condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
  • noun A cause of great suffering and distress