afflict with

phr. v. ทุกข์ทรมานด้วย
related: ทนทุกข์อยู่กับ

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  • afflict — af|flict [əˈflıkt] v [T often passive] formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of affligere to throw down , from ad to + fligere to hit ] to affect someone or something in an unpleasant way, and make them suffer afflict… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • afflict — afflict, try, torment, torture, rack mean to inflict upon a person something which he finds hard to bear. Something or someone that causes pain, disability, suffering, acute annoyance, irritation, or embarrassment may be said to afflict a person… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Afflict — Af*flict , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Afflicted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Afflicting}.] [L. afflictus, p. p. of affigere to cast down, deject; ad + fligere to strike: cf. OF. aflit, afflict, p. p. Cf. {Flagellate}.] 1. To strike or cast down; to overthrow.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • afflict — inflict, afflict Both words are concerned with the suffering of unpleasant circumstances, but they have different constructions. Inflict has the unpleasantness as object, and afflict has the victim: • He knew also that the greater part of the… …   Modern English usage

  • afflict — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin afflictus, past participle of affligere to cast down, from ad + fligere to strike more at profligate Date: 14th century 1. obsolete a. humble b. overthrow …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • afflict — verb ADVERB ▪ badly, severely PHRASES ▪ be afflicted with ▪ He s badly afflicted with a skin disorder. Afflict is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑disease, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • afflict — [[t]əflɪ̱kt[/t]] afflicts, afflicting, afflicted VERB If you are afflicted by pain, illness, or disaster, it affects you badly and makes you suffer. [FORMAL] [be V ed by/with n] Italy has been afflicted by political corruption for decades... [V… …   English dictionary

  • afflict — verb To cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress. Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses. But the more they afflicted them, the more they… …   Wiktionary

  • afflict — /əˈflɪkt / (say uh flikt) verb (t) 1. to distress with mental or bodily pain; trouble greatly or grievously: *He touched on the troubles that afflict vignerons –frank dalby davison, 1965. 2. Obsolete to overthrow; rout. {Latin afflictus, past… …   Australian English dictionary

  • afflict — v.tr. inflict bodily or mental suffering on. Phrases and idioms: afflicted with suffering from. Derivatives: afflictive adj. Etymology: ME f. L afflictare, or afflict past part. stem of affligere (as AD , fligere flict dash) …   Useful english dictionary

  • afflict — Synonyms and related words: abuse, affect, aggrieve, agitate, agonize, ail, anguish, annoy, befoul, bewitch, bite, blight, bother, break down, bring to tears, burden, burn, chafe, condemn, convulse, corrupt, crucify, crush, curse, cut, cut up,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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