nonsuccessive

successive

[suhk-ses-iv]
adjective
1.
following in order or in uninterrupted sequence; consecutive: three successive days.
2.
following another in a regular sequence: the second successive day.
3.
characterized by or involving succession.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin successīvus, equivalent to success(us), past participle of succēdere to succeed + -īvus -ive

successively, adverb
successiveness, noun
nonsuccessive, adjective
nonsuccessively, adverb
nonsuccessiveness, noun
unsuccessive, adjective
unsuccessively, adverb
unsuccessiveness, noun
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successive (səkˈsɛsɪv)
 
adj
1.  following another without interruption
2.  of or involving succession: a successive process
 
suc'cessively
 
adv
 
suc'cessiveness
 
n

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