- (in certain inflected languages, especially of the Caucasian group) abessive.
Origin of caritive
1855–60; < Latin carit(us) devoid of, without (past participle of carēre not to have, to want) + -ive
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Examples from the Web for caritive
The extent to which they are also Caritive, Adessive and the like has yet to be investigated.Opuscula
Robert Gordon Latham