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Definition of the adjective afflictive

What does afflictive mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. causing misery or pain or distress

Alternative definition of the adjective afflictive


  1. That causes physical or mental pain

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Bengala Language (1825)

In which the Words are Traced to Their Origin, and Their Various Meanings Given by William Carey

produc iug distress or regret, vexatious, afflictive; *. one who regrets or repents. C-stTTTtTt, a. (from ¬ęTir, distress, and TtfiCT, doing), regret- ing, producing vexation, afflictive. C*tiiJPS a. (from caff ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes ... (1845)

by John Platts

TROUBLESOME, burdensome ; annoving ; afflictive. Irksome, [irk, to weary, Sc.] wearisome ; tedious. Vexatious, [from vex,] afflictive; harassing; distressing. Troublesome labor ; irksome task, hours, toil ; vexatious loss, controversy. TRUTH ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions, Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1871)

by Richard Soule

Grievous, disastrous, calamitous, sore, severe, hard, trying, painful, unfortunate, unlucky, unpropitious, sad, afflicting, afflictive, distressing, deplorable, dire. Unharmed, a. Uninjured, unhurt, not harmed. Unharmonious, a. Discordant, unmusical ...

Google previewDictionary of the English Language Exhibiting Orthography, Pronunciation and Definition of Words (1861)

by Arnold James Cooley

heart' -sickening (afflictive; painful to...

heart -thrilling (stirring; inspiriting; also afflictive), heart ...

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopedia (1805)

AFFLICTIVE, adj. that which causes affliction ; painful ; tormenting. AFFLUENCE, or Afflukncy, ft. $. the act of stowing to any place ; concourse. AFFLUENT, adj. 1. Flowing to any part.

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Scrabble value of A1F4F4L1I1C3T1I1V4E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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