Afflictive


Afflictive
Afflictive Af*flic"tive, a. [Cf. F. afflictif.] Giving pain; causing continued or repeated pain or grief; distressing. ``Jove's afflictive hand.'' --Pope. [1913 Webster]

Spreads slow disease, and darts afflictive pain. --Prior. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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