Meanings of Afflict
1. To distress with mental or bodily pain
2. Cause great unhappiness for; distress
Master’s Tip to Learn Afflict
The word ‘Afflict’ sounds like ‘conflict’ and we know that a conflict usually brings mental and bodily pain and distresses a person which is the meaning of the word Afflict.
Sentence examples for Afflict:
1. Diabetes and heart disease often occur together and bothoften afflict overweight people.
2. The whole city it seems has been afflicted with plague.