Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb afflict

2 senses of afflict

Sense 1
afflict -- (cause great unhappiness for; distress; "she was afflicted by the death of her parents")
       => upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit -- (cause to lose one's composure)

Sense 2
afflict, smite -- (cause physical pain or suffering in; "afflict with the plague")
       => damage -- (inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree")

Antonyms of adj afflicted

2 senses of afflicted

Sense 1
afflicted, stricken -- (grievously affected especially by disease)

INDIRECT (VIA ill) -> well -- (in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well")

Sense 2
afflicted, impaired -- (mentally or physically unfit)

INDIRECT (VIA unfit) -> fit -- (physically and mentally sound or healthy; "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise")

Similarity of adj afflicted

2 senses of afflicted

Sense 1
afflicted, stricken -- (grievously affected especially by disease)
       => ill (vs. well), sick -- (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering")

Sense 2
afflicted, impaired -- (mentally or physically unfit)
       => unfit (vs. fit) -- (not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service")

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