afflict

(redirected from afflicting)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Idioms.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • verb

Synonyms for afflict

Synonyms for afflict

Synonyms for afflict

cause physical pain or suffering in

Synonyms

References in periodicals archive ?
Moreover, he considers how Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is afflicting Russians, why the originally African-Asian hantavirus has appeared in the United States, and how the emergence of such diseases can be tied to global warming.
Parkinson's disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer's, afflicting about 1 percent of the population over 50 years old.
She suffers from many of the same medical conditions afflicting some two dozen veterans interviewed for this article: severe respiratory problems, short-term memory loss, bronchitis, asthma, and pneumonia.
NCL, which is often referred to as Batten disease, is a rare and fatal neurodegenerative condition afflicting infants and children.
In part, that's because most doctors were taught that hemochromatosis is uncommon, afflicting mostly white males.
Given their enviable record in other towns of afflicting the comfortable and comforting the afflicted, they're a good bet to give the Weekly a run for its money.
According to research published by The Sage Group, there is an overwhelming lack of awareness of PAD which afflicts 14-18 million Americans, compared to coronary artery disease and diabetes afflicting 12.