noncursive

cursive

[kur-siv]
adjective
1.
(of handwriting) in flowing strokes with the letters joined together.
2.
Printing. in flowing strokes resembling handwriting.
noun
3.
a cursive letter or character.
4.
Printing. a style of typeface simulating handwriting.

Origin:
1775–85; < Medieval Latin cursīvus flowing (said of penmanship), equivalent to Latin curs(us) (past participle of currere to run) + -īvus -ive

cursively, adverb
cursiveness, noun
noncursive, adjective
noncursively, adverb
transcursive, adjective
transcursively, adverb
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cursive (ˈkɜːsɪv)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to handwriting in which letters are formed and joined in a rapid flowing style
2.  printing of or relating to typefaces that resemble handwriting
 
n
3.  a cursive letter or printing type
4.  a manuscript written in cursive letters
 
[C18: from Medieval Latin cursīvus running, ultimately from Latin currere to run]
 
'cursively
 
adv

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cursive
1784, from Fr. cursif, from M.L. cursivus, from L. cursus "a running," from pp. of currere "to run" (see current). The notion is of "written with a running hand" (without raising the pen), as opposed to uncial.
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