Affliction

Definition of Affliction

Af`flic´tion
n.1.The cause of continued pain of body or mind, as sickness, losses, etc.; an instance of grievous distress; a pain or grief.
To repay that money will be a biting affliction.
- Shak.
2.The state of being afflicted; a state of pain, distress, or grief.
Some virtues are seen only in affliction.
- Addison.

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