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prospective justices studied these hearings and are today skilled in the art of boring us to tears.
Noll, Jennie G., et al. “Obesity Risk for Female Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse: A prospective Study.”
1580s, from obsolete French prospectif and directly from Medieval Latin prospectivus "affording a prospect; pertaining to a prospect," from Latin prospect-, past participle stem of prospicere (see prospect (n.)). In 17c. also as a noun, "spy glass, telescope." Related: Prospectively.