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afflictive

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adjective af·flic·tive \ə-ˈflik-tiv\

Definition of afflictive

  1. :  causing affliction :  distressing, troublesome <afflictive emotions>

af·flic·tive·ly adverb


Examples of afflictive

  1. <the afflictive disease known as shingles is a reactivation of the virus that causes chicken pox>



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1611


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