from The Century Dictionary.

  • Producing or having relation to pain.


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  • My own church had a rather muddled concept of algetic offering that at least produced the proper endurance-discipline.

    The Golden Torc May, Julian, 1931- 1981

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  • Pertaining to or causing pain; painful (opposite of analgesic).

    February 5, 2008