[ al-jet-ik ]
/ ælˈdʒɛt ɪk /
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pertaining to or causing pain; painful.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Origin of algetic
1875–80; <Greek algē- (stem of algeîn to suffer pain) + -tic
Words nearby algetic
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