Definition of afflict


  • cause great unhappiness for; distress; "she was afflicted by the death of her parents".
  • cause physical pain or suffering in; "afflict with the plague". Synonyms: smite.

Related words

aggrieve, blight, grieve, plague, strain, stress, tribulate, try, visit.

Rhymes with afflict

addict, conflict, constrict, contradict, convict, depict, evict, inflict, licked, predict, predict, restrict, slicked, strict.

Start with afflict

afflictive, afflictions, afflictively, affliction, afflicting, afflicted, afflicter, afflicts, afflicters.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • afflict is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 15 points
  • afflict is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 15 points
  • afflict is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 17 points
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