Affliction - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈflɪkʃn|  American pronunciation of the word affliction
Brit.  |əˈflɪkʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word affliction

noun

- a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
- a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
- a cause of great suffering and distress

Examples

She lost her sight and is now learning to live with her affliction.

He died from a mysterious affliction.

Word forms

noun
singular: affliction
plural: afflictions
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