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remissive

[ri-mis-iv] /rɪˈmɪs ɪv/
adjective
1.
characterized by remission or decrease.
2.
producing or granting pardon or remission.
Origin
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English: bringing about muscle relaxation < Medieval Latin remissīvus. See remiss, -ive
Related forms
remissively, adverb
remissiveness, noun
unremissive, adjective
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