Usage examples for afflicted

  1. This, to my mother, was more than a duty; it was a necessity, a passion- remembering what she had suffered, and how she had been relieved- for her to act in her turn the guardian angel to the afflicted – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  2. " To minister to the afflicted Murdy," said Malcolm Sage. – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins
  3. He and the schoolmaster had been very intimate about this time; but we know not how it happened that soon afterward he felt a modest, bride- like reluctance in meeting with that afflicted gentleman. – Stories by English Authors: Ireland by Various