afflictive[ uh-flik-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF afflictive
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AFFLICTIVE
The most afflictive of all separations, is that which is occasioned by death.
What an afflictive and appalling spectacle did it present to her!
His death was a terrible calamity, as well as a most afflictive bereavement.
Many an afflictive dispensation thus loses its sanctifying design.
The dispensation may be dark, and afflictive, and even profoundly mysterious; yet we should think, it is God that hath done it.
But insensibility to his afflictive dispensations is to "despise" the methods of his grace.
The glorious results of the campaign of 1781 were, however, associated with an event most afflictive to her.
In the midst of this afflictive scene, Josephine entered the saloon of Madame Montesson.
She experienced the most afflictive reverses of friendlessness, bereavement, imprisonment, and penury.
I have just been informed that the House of Representatives has this instant adjourned under the most afflictive circumstances.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR AFFLICTIVE
- in the pits