afflicting

Is afflicting a Scrabble word? YES

Is afflicting a Words With Friends word? YES


The word AFFLICTING is worth 19 points in Scrabble and 23 points in Words with Friends

There are 10 letters in the word AFFLICTING

2 Definitions  for the word afflicting:

GCIDE Definitions - AFFLICT

Afflict
Af*flict" (/), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Afflicted; p. pr. & vb. n. Afflicting.] [L. afflictus, p. p. of affigere to cast down, deject; ad + fligere to strike: cf. OF. aflit, afflict, p. p. Cf. Flagellate.] 1. To strike or cast down; to overthrow. [Obs.] afflicted powers. Milton.
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2. To inflict some great injury or hurt upon, causing continued pain or mental distress; to trouble grievously; to torment.
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They did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. Exod. i. 11.
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That which was the worst now least afflicts me. Milton.
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3. To make low or humble. [Obs.] Spenser.
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Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error before an afflicted truth. Jer. Taylor.
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Syn. -- To trouble; grieve; pain; distress; harass; torment; wound; hurt.
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Afflict
Af*flict" (/), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Afflicted; p. pr. & vb. n. Afflicting.] [L. afflictus, p. p. of affigere to cast down, deject; ad + fligere to strike: cf. OF. aflit, afflict, p. p. Cf. Flagellate.] 1. To strike or cast down; to overthrow. [Obs.] afflicted powers. Milton.
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2. To inflict some great injury or hurt upon, causing continued pain or mental distress; to trouble grievously; to torment.
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They did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. Exod. i. 11.
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That which was the worst now least afflicts me. Milton.
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3. To make low or humble. [Obs.] Spenser.
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Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error before an afflicted truth. Jer. Taylor.
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Syn. -- To trouble; grieve; pain; distress; harass; torment; wound; hurt.
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GCIDE Definitions - AFFLICTING

Afflicting
Af*flict"ing, a. Grievously painful; distressing; afflictive; as, an afflicting event. -- Af*flict"ing*ly, adv.
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Afflicting
Af*flict"ing, a. Grievously painful; distressing; afflictive; as, an afflicting event. -- Af*flict"ing*ly, adv.
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