be afflicted

See: suffer
References in classic literature ?
The number of those who pretended to be afflicted by witchcraft grew daily more numerous; and they bore testimony against many of the best and worthiest people.
When their substance is drained away, the peasantry will be afflicted by heavy exactions.
EL SEGUNDO, CA -- In what doctors call a medical first, Chris Haslam is actively seeking to be afflicted with the rare skin condition known as hirsutism, where one's entire face is covered in hair.
People who use tasers should themselves be afflicted with a shot from a taser at normal strength as part of their training.
The Lord has not said, `Thou shalt not be tempted, thou shalt not be travailed, thou shall not be afflicted.