afflictive

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adjective af·flic·tive \ ə-ˈflik-tiv \

Definition of afflictive

:causing affliction :distressing, troublesome
  • afflictive emotions

afflictively

adverb

Examples of afflictive in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of afflictive

1576



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