Definition of affliction


  • a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity.
  • a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health.
  • a cause of great suffering and distress.

Related words

attack, bane, calvary, cross, curse, deformity, malformation, martyrdom, misshapenness, nemesis, scourge, torment, trial, tribulation, visitation.

Rhymes with affliction

addiction, benediction, constriction, contradiction, conviction, crucifixion, depiction, dereliction, diction, eviction, fiction, friction, infliction, interdiction, jurisdiction, jurisdiction, nonfiction, prediction, restriction.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • affliction is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 18 points
  • affliction is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 18 points
  • affliction is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 21 points
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