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afflicting

adjective

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hard to accept or bear especially emotionally
  • the afflicting sight of so many earthquake victims was too much even for some hardened rescue workers

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afflicting

verb
present participle of afflict

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“Afflicting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/afflicting. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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