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 for afflicted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Afflict \Af*flict"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Afflicted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Afflicting.] [L. afflictus, p. p. of affigere to
     cast down, deject; ad + fligere to strike: cf. OF. aflit,
     afflict, p. p. Cf. Flagellate.]
     1. To strike or cast down; to overthrow. [Obs.] "Reassembling
        our afflicted powers." --Milton.
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     2. To inflict some great injury or hurt upon, causing
        continued pain or mental distress; to trouble grievously;
        to torment.
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              They did set over them taskmasters to afflict them
              with their burdens.                   --Exod. i. 11.
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              That which was the worst now least afflicts me.
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     3. To make low or humble. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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              Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error before an
              afflicted truth.                      --Jer. Taylor.
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     Syn: To trouble; grieve; pain; distress; harass; torment;
          wound; hurt.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: grievously affected especially by disease [syn:
             afflicted, stricken]
      2: mentally or physically unfit [syn: afflicted, impaired]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  97 Moby Thesaurus words for "afflicted":
     abashed, agitated, agonized, bent, beset, boiled, bombed, boozy,
     bothered, canned, cast down, chagrined, chapfallen, cockeyed,
     cockeyed drunk, confused, convulsed, crocked, crocko, crucified,
     discomfited, discomforted, discomposed, disconcerted, disquieted,
     distressed, disturbed, doleful, dolorous, elevated, embarrassed,
     fried, fuddled, half-seas over, harrowed, high, hung up, hurt,
     hurting, ill at ease, illuminated, in distress, in pain, lacerated,
     lit, lit up, loaded, lubricated, lushy, martyred, martyrized,
     miserable, mortified, muzzy, oiled, on the rack, organized,
     out of countenance, pained, perturbed, pickled, pie-eyed, pissed,
     pissy-eyed, plastered, polluted, potted, put-out, put-upon, racked,
     raddled, rueful, ruthful, shellacked, skunk-drunk, smashed, soaked,
     sorrowful, soused, squiffy, stewed, stinko, suffering, swacked,
     tanked, tight, tormented, tortured, troubled, twisted,
     uncomfortable, under the harrow, uneasy, upset, wounded, wretched,

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