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Affliction vs. Sickness

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Afflictionnoun

A state of pain, suffering, distress or agony.

Sicknessnoun

The quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness.

‘I do lament the sickness of the king. -William Shakespeare’; ‘Trust not too much your now resistless charms; Those, age or sickness soon or late disarms. -Alexander Pope.’; ‘Sickness is a dangerous indulgence at my time of life. -Jane Austen.’;

Afflictionnoun

Something which causes pain, suffering, distress or agony.

Sicknessnoun

Nausea; qualmishness; as, sickness of stomach.

Afflictionnoun

The cause of continued pain of body or mind, as sickness, losses, etc.; an instance of grievous distress; a pain or grief.

‘To repay that money will be a biting affliction.’;

Sicknessnoun

(linguistics) The analogical misuse of a rarer or marked grammatical case in the place of a more common or unmarked case.

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Afflictionnoun

The state of being afflicted; a state of pain, distress, or grief.

‘Some virtues are seen only in affliction.’;

Sicknessnoun

The quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; sisease or malady.

‘I do lament the sickness of the king.’; ‘Trust not too much your now resistless charms;Those, age or sickness soon or late disarms.’;

Afflictionnoun

a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity

Sicknessnoun

Nausea; qualmishness; as, sickness of stomach.

Afflictionnoun

a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health

Sicknessnoun

impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism

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Afflictionnoun

a cause of great suffering and distress

Sicknessnoun

the state that precedes vomiting

Afflictionnoun

a cause of pain or harm

‘a crippling affliction of the nervous system’;

Afflictionnoun

the state of being in pain

‘poor people in great affliction’;

Afflictionnoun

an instance of one celestial body afflicting another.

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