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af·flic·tion

affliction

 
pronunciation:
flIk shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a condition of pain or suffering, or the cause of such a state.
She has a hard time walking because of her back affliction.I looked at my freckles as an affliction.
synonyms:
distress, misery, suffering
antonyms:
blessing, comfort
similar words:
adversity, blow, burden, cross, discomfort, evil, hardship, harm, hurt, pain, sorrow, torment, trial, trouble, woe
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