He was afflicted with asthma, and his retirement was relieved only by the society of a few chosen friends.
I realize that it hurts to see their afflicted little child punished and made to do things against her will.
He was afflicted with the stone, and obliged to be particular as to what he drank.
The period as a whole had some anxious moments; emigration to the gold-fields and the strife which afflicted Wesleyan Methodism brought loss and confusion between 1853 and 1860.
Thus, for example, the numerous psalms in which the poets, though speaking perhaps, not as individuals but as members of a class, describe themselves as poor and afflicted at the hands of certain ungodly men, who appear to be Jews, can hardly have been originally collected by the Temple choirs.