Thesaurus

afflictive

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of afflictive

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

Synonyms for afflictive

Words Related to afflictive

Near Antonyms for afflictive

Antonyms for afflictive

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About afflictive

Time Traveler for afflictive

Time Traveler

The first known use of afflictive was in 1576

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near afflictive

afflictions

afflictive

afflicts

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Afflictive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/afflictive. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!