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Definitions and Synonyms of afflictive | Another word for afflictive | What is afflictive?

Definition 1: causing misery or pain or distress - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where afflictive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was a sore trial to him
  • the painful process of growing up

Synonyms for afflictive in the sense of this definition

(afflictive is similar to ...) offensive or disagreeable; causing discomfort or unhappiness

"an unpleasant personality" "unpleasant repercussions" "unpleasant odors"

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