The affliction of the soldier’s old wound from the war painfully sharpened on stormy days. Not only did the affliction or physical hurt cause him much pain, but he was also tormented by the memories of personal loss that the ache recalled. Such affliction or distress was best lessened by the presence of his supportive family.
Quiz: What is an affliction?
- A condition of physical or mental distress.
- The remembrance of agonizing memories.
- Reading about some very difficult times.