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Definitions of affliction

  1. a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a cause of great suffering and distress Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The cause of continued pain of body or mind, as sickness, losses, etc.; an instance of grievous distress; a pain or grief. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The state of being afflicted; a state of pain, distress, or grief. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Pain of body or mind; great trouble. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Distress or its cause. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Distress or its cause; disease. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Distress of body or mind, or its cause; grief; calamity. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. The state of being afflicted, or its cause; calamity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Distress either of body or mind; grief; pain. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. Misery, distress; pain, calamity. So afflictive a. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  13. n. Cause of continued pain of body or mind, as sickness, losses, etc; - the state of being afflicted; a state of pain, distress, or grief. Cabinet Dictionary
  14. The cause of pain or sorrow, calamity; the state of sorrowfulness, misery. Complete Dictionary
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