Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Everyone is so kind that it afflicts me with a sense of shame.

To feel for others what they do not feel for themselves is a distortion of sympathy which often afflicts me.

"What afflicts me is the death of Porthos, ever so dear a friend," replied Raoul.

But the son of Saturn afflicts me with bootless wranglings and strife.

It is rather a drawl that afflicts the ear than a nasal twang.

It is the inconsistency of the thing that strikes and afflicts us.

He promises a full deliverance from all that tempts and afflicts us here.

The malady that afflicts him is the apparent failure of his oracles.

And the king of Magadha, being so near, afflicts all that district.

It is to this we are indebted for the swarm of these that afflicts the church to-day.