Synonyms for afflictive

Synonyms for (adjective) afflictive

Synonyms: sore, painful, afflictive

Definition: causing misery or pain or distress

Usage: it was a sore trial to him; the painful process of growing up

Similar words: unpleasant

Definition: disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings

Usage: an unpleasant personality; unpleasant repercussions; unpleasant odors