Another word for affliction
suffering, pain, distress, trouble, misfortune, tribulation, trial, hardship, adversity, misery, wretchedness, calamity, catastrophe, disaster, ailment, infirmity, sickness, disease, disorder, grief, woe, sorrow, care, unhappiness, heartache, cross, cross to bear, ordeal, torment, scourge, plight, difficulty, burden, curse, bane, visitation, tsoris*; see also difficulty 1, 2, pain 1, 2.
affliction implies pain, suffering, or distress imposed by illness, loss, misfortune, etc.; trial suggests suffering that tries one's endurance, but in a weaker sense refers to annoyance that tries one's patience; tribulation connotes severe affliction continuing over a long and trying period; misfortune is applied to a circumstance or event involving adverse fortune or to the suffering or distress occasioned by it
Another word for afflictionnoun
A state of physical or mental suffering:agony, anguish, distress, hurt, misery, pain, torment, torture, woe, wound, wretchedness. See happy
The condition of being sick:disorder, illness, indisposition, infirmity, sickness. See health
Something hard to bear physically or emotionally:burden1, cross, trial, tribulation. See heavy, over
A cause of suffering or harm:bane, curse, evil, ill, plague, scourge, woe. See help