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Definition of Affliction

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suffering, pain, torment
Affliction Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
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Affliction Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
The state of being afflicted; a state of pain, distress, or grief.
  
(n.)
The cause of continued pain of body or mind, as sickness, losses, etc.; an instance of grievous distress; a pain or grief.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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affliction
\af*flic"tion\ (&?;), n. [f. affliction, l. afflictio, fr. affligere.]
1. the cause of continued pain of body or mind, as sickness, losses, etc.; an instance of grievous distress; a pain or grief. to repay that money will be a biting affliction.
2. the state of being afflicted; a state of pain, distress, or grief. some virtues are seen only in affliction.

Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Cystudd = n. affliction, grief
Diofid = a. without affliction
Gofid = n. affliction, grief
Gorchythrudd = n. excess of affliction
Hirnych = n. long affliction
Trallod = n. adversity, affliction
The Devil's Dictionary
Affliction, (n.)

An acclimatizing process preparing the soul for another and bitter world.
  
The Devil's Dictionary, by Ambrose Bierce, 1911 (About)
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
(hypernym) adversity, hardship, hard knocks
(hyponym) cross, crown of thorns
(derivation) afflict
2. a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
(hypernym) ill health, unhealthiness, health problem
(hyponym) deformity, malformation, misshapenness
(derivation) afflict, trouble, ail, pain
3. a cause of great suffering and distress
(hypernym) trouble
(hyponym) calvary, martyrdom
(derivation) afflict
Affliction Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dream Dictionary
To dream that affliction lays a heavy hand upon you and calls your energy to a halt, foretells that some disaster is surely approaching you.

To see others afflicted, foretells that you will be surrounded by many ills and misfortunes.
  
Ten Thousand Dreams Interpreted, or "What's in a dream": a scientific and practical exposition; By Gustavus Hindman, 1910. For the open domain e-text see: Guttenberg Project
Affliction Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Affliction or Afflicted may refer to:

Film and TV
  • Affliction (film), a 1998 American drama by Paul Schrader
  • "Affliction" (Star Trek: Enterprise), an episode of Star Trek: Enterprise
  • , a 2010–2011 ethnographic documentary film series
  • Afflicted (film), a 2013 Canadian horror film by Derek Lee and Clif Prowse

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Affliction Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
a fountain; answer; affliction
  
answer; song; affliction
  
affliction; warning
  
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (1869) , by Roswell D. Hitchcock. About
Glossary of Astrological Terms
Adverse aspects between planets, or between a planet and a cusp or other sensitive point.