corresponsive

corresponsive

[kawr-uh-spon-siv, kor-]
adjective
responsive to effort or impulse; answering.

Origin:
1600–10; < Medieval Latin corrēspons(us) (past participle of corrēspondēre to correspond, equivalent to corrēspond- verb stem + -tus past participle suffix) + -ive

corresponsively, adverb
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