Suspensiveness

suspensive

[suh-spen-siv]

Origin:
1540–50; < Medieval Latin suspēnsīvus, equivalent to suspēns(us) (see suspense) + -īvus -ive

suspensively, adverb
suspensiveness, noun
nonsuspensive, adjective
nonsuspensively, adverb
nonsuspensiveness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To suspensiveness
Collins
World English Dictionary
suspensive (səˈspɛnsɪv)
 
adj
1.  having the power of deferment; effecting suspension
2.  causing, characterized by, or relating to suspense
3.  inclined to defer judgment; undecided
 
sus'pensively
 
adv
 
sus'pensiveness
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature