Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an afflictive manner; in a manner that is painful and trying.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In an afflictive manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In an afflictive manner

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Examples

  • [124] And this the fallen angels severely understand; who having acted their first part in heaven, are made sharply miserable by transition, and more afflictively feel the contrary state of hell.

    Christian Morals

  • Clean house and make our American process work again, afflictively.

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