affliction
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affliction(
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flihk
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shuhn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (suffering)
a. la aflicción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Affliction and suffering made her stronger.La aflicción y el sufrimiento la fortalecieron.
2. (cause of suffering)
a. la desgracia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Losing my wallet after getting fired only contributed further to my afflictions.Perder mi cartera después de ser despedido agravó mis desgracias.
b. el infortunio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Although Joshua has lived a life of afflictions and tribulations, he has overcome all of them.Si bien Joshua llevó una vida de infortunios y tribulaciones, logró superarlos en su totalidad.
3. (ailment)
a. el mal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We asked the doctor to treat our father's affliction.Le pedimos al médico que tratara el mal de nuestro padre.
b. el achaque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You're such a hypochondriac. What affliction ails you now?Qué hipocondríaco eres. ¿Qué achaque te aqueja ahora?
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affliction
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (suffering)
a. el padecimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (misfortune)
a. la desgracia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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affliction [əˈflɪkʃən]
noun
1 (suffering) aflicción (f); congoja (f)
2 (bodily) mal (m)
the afflictions of old age los achaques de la vejez
3 (misfortune) desgracia (f); infortunio (m)
it's a terrible affliction es una desgracia tremenda
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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