(1) A scream of pure affliction passed across her lips and infinite pain seemed to hit her, bruising her heart.(2) poor people in great affliction(3) He could understand the sad plight of fellow countrymen, their exploitation, poverty, suffering and affliction under the mercy of foreign rule and darkness of ignorance.(4) Also Jupiter has just separated by two minutes from a square of the Sun, which is an affliction .(5) If the horary concerns a 7th house matter, however, the affliction may be describing the situation under consideration, in which case the warning is to proceed with diligence.(6) Heartburn sounds such an innocuous affliction until you actually experience it but stabbing sharp pains in your chest when ever you bend down or lie down is not very fun.(7) a crippling affliction of the nervous system(8) We deeply sympathize with the personal friends and relatives of the deceased in their great affliction , and hope that in their grief they may find consolation in the religion professed and lived by the Senator.(9) Some have complained bitterly of the failure of municipal authorities to provide adequate water for bathing in this bitter season of heat and affliction .(10) Many of our sisters and brothers around the world live in sorrow and affliction : in the pain of hunger or the grip of disease, in fear of political reprisals, in poverty so pervasive it saps the spirit.(11) I know that, in 10 years, cancer will be an affliction , but not one that sends fear in all of us.(12) He has written close to a dozen books set among the working class in this region, all of them stark portrayals of affliction , yet his writing is always redemptive and uplifting.(13) I returned to the essay, which describes affliction as a condition deeper and more painful than suffering.(14) He also wants to make a point about human suffering and affliction , which he does by bringing out the allegorical significance of the story.(15) Individuals suffering from this affliction consistently fall asleep in the early evening and wake in the early hours of the morning regardless of their work schedule and life's infringements.(16) If you have a minor affliction , chances are that there probably won't be any pain, both during and after treatment.