late Middle English (in the sense ‘deject, humiliate’): from Latin afflictare ‘knock about, harass’, or from afflict- ‘knocked down, weakened’: both from the verb affligere, from ad- ‘to’ + fligere ‘to strike, dash’.
Afflict in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
Billing Problems Continue to Afflict Customers of UK ISP Plusnet
Not just a Japanese disease: Mizuho’s woes afflict the world
Earlier, it was perceived that chronic ailments like diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease and cancer afflict the affluent class of older …
Forced evictions, discrimination continue to afflict Bulgaria’s Roma …
Life in a Kenyan rubbish dump: Illness, poverty afflict community
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Afflict
sounds like infection, which causes a state of distress, irritation and suffering
it can be a combination of two words..affection and conflict….so when there is a conflict in affection its a cause of great distress and suffering.
Torment Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary
(noun) severe physical or mental suffering “their deaths have left both families in torment”
(noun) a cause of severe suffering “the journey must have been a torment for them”
(verb) cause to experience severe mental or physical suffering “he was tormented by jealousy”
(verb) annoy or provoke in an unkind way “every day I have kids tormenting me because they know I live alone”
Torment meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)
यातना, कष्ट, तड़पाना, सताना, कष्ट पहुंचाना
Middle English (as both noun and verb referring to the infliction or suffering of torture): Old French torment (noun), tormenter (verb), from Latin tormentum ‘instrument of torture’, from torquere ‘to twist’.
Torment in a sentence (word usage in newspaper)
After undergoing the torment, I was released and immediately came back to Coimbatore.
To find peace from all the bad dreams that torment him, He sets off for a journey to the plains of silence.
Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson is at full throttle and ready to torment England’s batsmen again in the Ashes series.
They torment their wives for merely voicing their opinions.
With prices rising higher, onions are back to torment the government.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of torment
torment – torrent per agar mujhe meri movie na mile to i feel tortured (torment)