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An affliction is something which causes someone physical, mental, or emotional suffering. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... Suffering is any aversive (not necessarily unwanted) experience and the corresponding negative emotion. ...


Affliction is a title of several works of fiction:


Films

Television Affliction is a 1997 film which tells the story of an alcoholic small town policeman who must investigate a mysterious death, while dealing with his own fathers alcoholism. ...

  • "Affliction (Enterprise episode)", a fourth season episode of Star Trek: Enterprise.

Music Affliction is the title of a Star Trek: Enterprise television episode from season four. ...

  • Afflicted, a Scandinavian death metal band.
  • Affliction (band), A British alternative rock band.

MMORPG World Of Warcraft Afflicted was a death metal band that formed in Sweden in the early 90s. ...

  • Affliction being a talent tree of the Warlock class of character in the widely popular MMORPG (massive multiplayer online role playing game) World Of Warcraft. Affliction warlocks rely heavily on spells known as DoT's (Damage over Time) spells.

MMORPG Guild Wars

  • Commonly referred to as "The Plague" as it sweeps across the continent of Cantha in the Factions campaign. It is used by the main antagonist, Shiro, as a tool to build an afflicted army.

Clothing

  • Affliction Brand Clothes, available at high-end boutiques

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Chapter Affectionated <i>to</i> Afflictive of A by Webster's Dictionary (1913 Edition) (333 words)
Affliction and sorrow are terms of wide and general application; grief and distress have reference to particular cases.
Sorrow and grief are much alike in meaning, but grief is the stronger term of the two, usually denoting poignant mental suffering for some definite cause, as, grief for the death of a dear friend; sorrow is more reflective, and is tinged with regret, as, the misconduct of a child is looked upon with sorrow.
Affliction is allayed, grief subsides, sorrow is soothed, distress is mitigated.
Affliction (1998): Reviews (1225 words)
Affliction is a harsh experience, but the harshness isn't a matter of punishing the audience or of the director, Schrader, showing off his toughness: That unvarnished harshness is the very essence of the material.
Affliction could be their (Nolte, Coburn) finest couple of hours on film; they do seem to be father and son, rather than actors playing these roles.
Affliction is a work of realist art rich in quotidian detail, a Grimm fairy tale about a community under siege, and a lament for a good man gone bad for nothing.
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