afflictive

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adjective af·flic·tive \ə-ˈflik-tiv\

Definition of afflictive

  1. :  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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