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affliction 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/əˈflikSHən/,
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afflictions, plural;
  1. Something that causes pain or suffering
    • - a crippling affliction of the nervous system
  2. Pain or suffering
    • - poor people in great affliction
  3. An instance of one celestial body afflicting another


  1. a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
  2. a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
  3. (afflictive) causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"
  4. Affliction is the first official full-length album by the industrial alternative rock band Econoline Crush. It was released in Canada in 1996 by EMI, and in the United States by Nettwerk Records.
  5. Affliction is a 1998 film written and directed by Paul Schrader from the novel by Russell Banks. It stars Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, James Coburn, Willem Dafoe, Mary Beth Hurt and Jim True.
  6. (afflictive) That causes physical or mental pain
  7. (Afflictions) Disturbing attitudes and negative emotions such as ignorance, attachment, anger, pride, jealousy, and confusion that disturb our mental peace and propel us to act in ways harmful to others.
  8. (Afflictions) As in the New Testament, from the Greek word "thlipsis"...meaning a pressing-in (almost to the point of crushing)...anything which results in a burdening of your spirit by circumstances or persons.
  9. (Afflictions) common to all (Job 5:7; 14:1; Ps. 34:19); are for the good of men (James 1:2, 3, 12; 2 Cor. 12:7) and the glory of God (2 Cor. 12:7-10; 1 Pet. 4:14), and are to be borne with patience by the Lord's people (Ps. 94:12; Prov. 3:12). They are all directed by God (Lam. ...
  10. (afflictions) Condition or cause of pain, distress, and suffering which disturbs the body and mind. They can be thoughts of gain or loss, of wanting to control others, of criticism or slander. They might be worries, doubts, regrets, and so much more.
  11. A term from traditional astrology used to describe adverse aspects, especially those formed by malefics.
  12. Anguish, burden or tribulation.
  13. us a U.S.-based mixed martial arts promotion headed by Affliction Clothing executive Tom Atencio. Its first event, Affliction: Banned, was co-promoted by Affliction Clothing and Adrenaline MMA on July 19, 2008 and featured Pride FC heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko, who defeated two-time ...
  14. This is a condition of a planet that is poorly aspected by malefics or ill dignified.
  15. Sanskrit: klesha; Tibetan: nyon mong. Any emotion or conception that disturbs and distorts consciousness. The six root afflictions are attachment, anger, self-importance, ignorance, wrong views and emotional doubt.
  16. illness, infirmity, sickness, Sick: (gilána).
  17. A pain, disease, or something that bothers you.
  18. An tension producing aspect in the chart such as a square, semi-square or quincunx.
  19. A planet that is parallel, conjunct, square, or opposed to Mars, Saturn, Uranus or Neptune, or is square or opposite any other planets.
  20. Dreaming of affliction usually represents that you will hear bad news or some type of disaster.  Alternatively, you may be suffering from inner turmoil and need release some stress.
  21. To dream that affliction lays a heavy hand upon you and calls your energy to a halt, foretells that some disaster is surely approaching you. To see others afflicted, foretells that you will be surrounded by many ills and misfortunes.
  22. Adverse aspects between planets.
  23. (n.): in this case, a condition
  24. (Crippler Crossface)