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Monday, January 19, 2015

Definitions for afflated

  1. having inspiration; inspired.

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Citations for afflated
Regimental pride had taken them unawares and quite afflated them. Evelyn Waugh, Men at Arms, 1952
This afflated reflection has stirred the hearts and minds of American Superheroes from General George Washington right down to the current Incarnation, who is much given to visions of God working His wondrous will through the invention of America. Robert Coover, The Public Burning, 1977
Origin of afflated
1840-1850
Afflated comes from the now-obsolete verb afflate which means "to inspire."