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afflictive

adjective

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causing or feeling bodily pain
  • the afflictive disease known as shingles is a reactivation of the virus that causes chicken pox

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The first known use of afflictive was in 1576

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“Afflictive.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/afflictive. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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