afflict

Afflict vs Cripple - What's the difference?

afflict | cripple |


As verbs the difference between afflict and cripple

is that afflict is to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress while cripple is to make someone a cripple; to cause someone to get a physical disability.

As an adjective cripple is

crippled.

As a noun cripple is

a person who has severely impaired physical abilities because of deformation, injury, or amputation of parts of the body.

Damage vs Afflict - What's the difference?

damage | afflict | Related terms |

Damage is a related term of afflict.


As verbs the difference between damage and afflict

is that damage is to impair the soundness, goodness, or value of; to harm or cause destruction while afflict is to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress.

As a noun damage

is injury or harm; the condition or measure of something not being intact.

Torch vs Afflict - What's the difference?

torch | afflict |


As verbs the difference between torch and afflict

is that torch is to set fire to, especially by use of a torch (flaming stick) while afflict is to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress.

As a noun torch

is a stick with a flame on one end, used chiefly as a light source; a similarly shaped implement with a replaceable supply of flammable material.

Afflict vs Hurt - What's the difference?

afflict | hurt | Synonyms |

Afflict is a synonym of hurt.


In lang=en terms the difference between afflict and hurt

is that afflict is to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress while hurt is to undermine, impede, or damage.

As verbs the difference between afflict and hurt

is that afflict is to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress while hurt is to be painful.

As an adjective hurt is

wounded, physically injured.

As a noun hurt is

an emotional or psychological hurt (humiliation or bad experience).

Afflict vs Wound - What's the difference?

afflict | wound | Synonyms |

Afflict is a synonym of wound.


In lang=en terms the difference between afflict and wound

is that afflict is to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress while wound is to hurt (a person's feelings).

As verbs the difference between afflict and wound

is that afflict is to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress while wound is to hurt or injure (someone) by cutting, piercing, or tearing the skin or wound can be (wind).

As a noun wound is

an injury, such as a cut, stab, or tear, to a (usually external) part of the body.

Disquiet vs Afflict - What's the difference?

disquiet | afflict | Related terms |

Disquiet is a related term of afflict.


As verbs the difference between disquiet and afflict

is that disquiet is make (someone) worried or anxious while afflict is to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress.

As a noun disquiet

is want of quiet; want of tranquility in body or mind; uneasiness; restlessness; disturbance; anxiety.

As an adjective disquiet

is deprived of quiet; impatient; restless; uneasy.

Afflict vs Purify - What's the difference?

afflict | purify | Related terms |

Afflict is a related term of purify.


As verbs the difference between afflict and purify

is that afflict is to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress while purify is to cleanse (something), or rid (it) of impurities.

Chastise vs Afflict - What's the difference?

chastise | afflict | Related terms |

Chastise is a related term of afflict.


As verbs the difference between chastise and afflict

is that chastise is to punish or scold someone while afflict is to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress.

Afflict vs Molest - What's the difference?

afflict | molest | Related terms |

Afflict is a related term of molest.


As verbs the difference between afflict and molest

is that afflict is to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress while molest is to annoy intentionally.

Afflict vs Strike - What's the difference?

afflict | strike |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between afflict and strike

is that afflict is (obsolete) to make low or humble while strike is (obsolete) the extortion of money, or the attempt to extort money, by threat of injury; blackmail.

As verbs the difference between afflict and strike

is that afflict is to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress while strike is to delete or cross out; to scratch or eliminate.

As a noun strike is

(baseball) a status resulting from a batter swinging and missing a pitch, or not swinging at a pitch in the strike zone, or hitting a foul ball that is not caught.

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