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affliction

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1 a state of great suffering of body or mind
  • She listened with deep affliction as her daughter told her about the trouble.
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3 a source of harm or misfortune
  • Drought has been the farmer's affliction.
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4 a source of persistent emotional distress
  • She suffered from afflictions that her therapist had studied.
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5 something that causes loss or pain
  • Loss of habitat is an affliction on wildlife.
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