afflicted


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
References in classic literature ?
O Excellency," said the smooth voice of Farag, laying the Field and Country Life square on the table, "is the afflicted of God who resembles Bigglebai one with the man whom the Inspector met in the great house in England, and to whom he told the tale of the Mudir's Cranes?
The afflicted of God is the guest of The Excellency Our Governor.
On one He bestows strength to slay Emirs; another He causes to go mad and wander in the sun, like the afflicted sons of Melik-meid.
The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Quezon seeks to institutionalize and promote a mental-health program for the province to help persons with mental illness and remove the stigma to those afflicted with it.
Cua said 'there is a very urgent need to heighten awareness among our people on the serious threats and dangers posed by Hepatitis B because most of those who had been afflicted by this killer disease were unaware of their illness until they sought medical treatment.
Around 6,000 to 10,000 Filipinos are afflicted with rare diseases, but diagnosis is not easy to come and cost of treatment is prohibitive.
Dengue afflicted patients' tally has mounted over 3,000 in Swat and KPK regime has declared all seven districts of Malakand Division as calamity-hit areas of the province.
I think the job of the church is not just to comfort the afflicted but to afflict the comfortable" - Douglas Alexander, shadow foreign secretary, on the St Paul's protest.
Everybody says so" Nancy Dell'Olio's description of Strictly Come Dancing since she was voted off the show last week "I think the job of the church is not just to comfort the afflicted but to afflict the comfortable" Douglas Alexander, Shadow Foreign Secretary, on the St Paul's protest "The only reason I wasn't part of those riots burning streets was because I've been taught not to do that.
Gorakhpur, Oct 21 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad visited children afflicted by Japanese Encephalitis at a hospital in Gorakhpur and enquired about efforts to control the killer virus that has already claimed at least 450 lives in the state.
Further, he hailed the efforts made by KRSC for relieving people afflicted
Demonic possession was ruled as the cause less enlightened times, but even today, the afflicted are told to pray for a cure, a cure which in most cases never comes.