Thesaurus / affliction

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The idea that a lack of certain trace elements causes common afflictions was established by nutritionists starting in the 19th century.
This affliction is rising in younger Americans, but it typically strikes adults older than 65.
No remedy can be had for this affliction, and I have never known it to cure spontaneously.
But there is where affliction overtook me; they debated its authorship.
THE CAVALIERGEORGE WASHINGTON CABLE
The exact occupational cause of the affliction is, of course, more difficult to prove.
The sufferer obstinately refuses to accept their theory of his affliction or to adopt the remedies his friends propose.
The next morning proved to be a Sunday and she felt a need of spiritual help in her hour of affliction.
Affliction works for us that blessed result, in the measure in which it fits us for that result.
Here he remained for ten years, till an affliction of the larynx caused his retirement.
You show us how hope is born of affliction, and how joy springs from the dark soil of distress.
FATHER BRIGHTHOPESJOHN TOWNSEND TROWBRIDGE

WORDS RELATED TO AFFLICTION

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