Phyllis had submitted eighteen samples, six of which were controls taken from healthy, unafflicted subjects.
Inattention of this nature is not the act of a Democrat unafflicted in mind.
unafflicted by any such desire, Harky stirred nervously and wondered at himself.
When angular and unafflicted in a nativity, she is the promissory pledge of great success in life and continual good fortune.
This lasted about a fortnight, and made it hard for the unafflicted who had to do double guard duty.
late 14c., "to cast down," from Old French aflicter, from Latin afflictare "to damage, harass, torment," frequentative of affligere (past participle afflictus) "to dash down, overthrow," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + fligere (past participle flictus) "to strike," from PIE root *bhlig- "to strike" (cf. Greek phlibein "to press, crush," Czech blizna "scar," Welsh blif "catapult"). Transferred meaning of "trouble, distress," is first recorded 1530s. Related: Afflicted; afflicting.