Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Afflict"

The meaning of "Afflict" in various phrases and sentences

Q: afflicting ne anlama geliyor?
A: causing some form of negative outcomes on something or someone
Q: afflict ne anlama geliyor?
A: affect; force; something that was done to you

"I have been afflicted with diabetes ever since I was born."

"The famous musician afflicted her fans with love and adoration around the world."
Q: afflict ne anlama geliyor?
A: @prominencial to cause something troublesome
ex- This disease afflicts children more than adults
Q: afflict ne anlama geliyor?
A: to cause pain
Q: to afflict ne anlama geliyor?
A: To affect (usually in a bad way)

Example sentences using "Afflict"

Q: afflict ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: If bound to afflict the economy.
Q: afflict ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Her words afflicted me when she cursed at me.
Please do not afflict me with your violent words.
Similar words: to trouble, to distress, to burden

Synonyms of "Afflict" and their differences

Q: afflict ve inflict arasındaki fark nedir?
A: It's a good question. Interesting that in webster's dictionary, one of the definitions of inflict is afflict.

At least in my experience, afflict is used with disease, pain, suffering, societal woes, etc.

She is afflicted with terrible arthritis and is in constant pain.
Many seemingly unsolvable troubles afflict modern society.

Perhaps inflict is used a bit more in speaking of an action / an attacker / a doer.

My goal is to inflict maximum pain on him as payback for what he did.
The hurricane inflicted major damage on the coastal village.
The victim sustained stab wounds to the chest and abdomen inflicted by the attacker.

But these are not rules per se. They have basically the same meaning.
Q: afflict ve torture ve distress arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Afflict is like if you are causing someone pain by hurting them you are afflicting pain on them, torture would be constantly hurting someone like how if there’s a war and one country captures the other countries solders and hurts them then they are torturing them most likely for information and the solders would be in distress
Q: afflict ve suffer arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Afflict means to cause pain or suffering. Suffer means the experience or be subjected to pain.

Jacqueline afflicted pain upon Lily.
Lily suffered.

Q: afflict ve inflict arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "Afflicted" is used in a passive way, whereby the subject has something harmful done to him/her: "She was afflicted with a serious illness. "Inflicted" is used in an active way, so the subject *causes* harm to some person or some thing: "It inflicted a serious illness on her."
Q: afflict ve inflict arasındaki fark nedir?
A: To inflict is to create some problem for a person:
"Ants inflicted bites on John's feet."

To afflict is what the problem itself does:
"Ant bites afflicted John's feet." (by causing him pain)

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