afflicted

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈflɪktɪd/
  • Hyphenation: af‧flict‧ed

Verb[edit]

afflicted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of afflict

Adjective[edit]

afflicted (comparative more afflicted, superlative most afflicted)

  1. Suffering from an affliction, or suffering from pain, distress or disability.

Usage notes[edit]

Many people advise against describing a disabled person as being afflicted by the condition that relates to their status as a disabled person and suggest describing a disabled person as having or experiencing that condition instead. [1] [2]

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Scots[edit]

Verb[edit]

afflicted

  1. past and past participle of afflict

Adjective[edit]

afflicted (comparative mair afflicted, superlative maist afflicted)

  1. afflicted

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