Synonyms for afflict

Synonyms for (verb) afflict

Synonyms: afflict, smite

Definition: cause physical pain or suffering in

Usage: afflict with the plague

Similar words: damage

Definition: inflict damage upon

Usage: The snow damaged the roof; She damaged the car when she hit the tree

Synonyms: afflict

Definition: cause great unhappiness for; distress

Usage: she was afflicted by the death of her parents

Similar words: discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset

Definition: cause to lose one's composure

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