Synonyms and Antonyms of afflictive

  1. causing or feeling bodily pain <the afflictive disease known as shingles is a reactivation of the virus that causes chicken pox> Synonyms aching, achy, painful, hurting, nasty, soreRelated Words agonizing, excruciating, torturous; damaging, deleterious, detrimental, harmful, hurtful, injurious, noxious, pernicious; raw, tender; bleeding, burning, chafing, cramping, festering; itching, nagging, pinching, pricking, prickling, smarting, stinging; inflamed (also enflamed), swollen; grievous, severe, threatening, woundingNear Antonyms curative, healing, helping, remedialAntonyms indolent, painless

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