how to pronounce afflicted


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the above transcription of afflicted is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

afflicted is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of afflicted in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… pretending to be deaf afflicted with …”

meanings of afflicted


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of afflict.


  1. Suffering from an affliction, or suffering from pain, distress or disability.

afflicted frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word afflicted occurs in english on average 2.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics afflicted can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that afflicted can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with afflicted


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