un-proscriptive

proscription

[proh-skrip-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of proscribing.
2.
the state of being proscribed.
3.
outlawry, interdiction, or prohibition.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English proscripcioun < Latin prōscrīptiōn- (stem of prōscrīptiō) public notice of confiscation or outlawry, equivalent to prōscrīpt(us) (past participle of prōscrībere to proscribe) + -iōn- -ion

proscriptive [proh-skrip-tiv] , adjective
proscriptively, adverb
nonproscription, noun
nonproscriptive, adjective
nonproscriptively, adverb
unproscriptive, adjective
unproscriptively, adverb
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proscription (prəʊˈskrɪpʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of proscribing or the state of being proscribed
2.  denunciation, prohibition, or exclusion
3.  outlawry or ostracism
 
[C14: from Latin prōscriptiō; see proscribe]
 
proscriptive
 
adj
 
proscriptively
 
adv
 
proscriptiveness
 
n

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