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Use "afflictive" in a sentence
"Another point from the Buddhist perspective is what we call afflictive emotion or defilements of the mind."
"People find themselves forced to "afflictive" methods which stand in no relation with the realities of life."
"Occasionally, this process of digesting and releasing is accompanied by "spiritual and mystical experience," and more often the process includes a letting go of old afflictive emotions, as the realization of deep insights and our innate healing energies arise from within."