afflicted


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having a painful ailment

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grievously affected especially by disease

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mentally or physically unfit

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In other people's presence I was, as formerly, deferential and quiet; any other line of conduct being uncalled for: it was only in the evening conferences I thus thwarted and afflicted him.
The kitchen-maid came next -- afflicted with the face-ache, and making no secret of her sufferings.
But, Miss Pross suddenly became afflicted with a twitching in the head and body, and retired into the house.
She came up to me one evening, when I was very low, to ask (she being then afflicted with the disorder I have mentioned) if I could oblige her with a little tincture of cardamums mixed with rhubarb, and flavoured with seven drops of the essence of cloves, which was the best remedy for her complaint; - or, if I had not such a thing by me, with a little brandy, which was the next best.
Then he fell into such unaccountable fits of meditation, with his fork midway between his plate and his mouth; had his eyes attracted in such strange directions; was afflicted with such remarkable coughs; sat so far from the table, and dropped so much more than he ate, and pretended that he hadn't dropped it; that I was heartily glad when Herbert left us for the city.
Thither let us tend From off the tossing of these fiery waves, There rest, if any rest can harbour there, And reassembling our afflicted Powers, Consult how we may henceforth most offend Our Enemy, our own loss how repair, How overcome this dire Calamity, What reinforcement we may gain from Hope, If not what resolution from despare.
I was somewhat afflicted,'' he said, ``to see the grief of the Queen of Love and Beauty, whose sovereignty of a day this event has changed into mourning.
He then told Cardenio and Dorothea what they had proposed to do to cure Don Quixote, or at any rate take him home; upon which Dorothea said that she could play the distressed damsel better than the barber; especially as she had there the dress in which to do it to the life, and that they might trust to her acting the part in every particular requisite for carrying out their scheme, for she had read a great many books of chivalry, and knew exactly the style in which afflicted damsels begged boons of knights-errant.
When their substance is drained away, the peasantry will be afflicted by heavy exactions.
The number of those who pretended to be afflicted by witchcraft grew daily more numerous; and they bore testimony against many of the best and worthiest people.
When ye see and hear him ye will understand that he is afflicted of God: being mad.
Let all who are afflicted with like physical diseases form themselves into ranks.
The farmers, who were more or less afflicted with the same trouble every season, knew how to deal with it.
His value of her was sincere; and, if not permanently, he was truly afflicted by her death.
We will not pretend to say that Heaven always apportions to a man's capability of endurance the anguish with which he afflicts him; for that, indeed, would not be true, since Heaven permits the existence of death, which is, sometimes, the only refuge open to those who are too closely pressed - too bitterly afflicted, as far as the body is concerned.