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remissive

[ri-mis-iv]
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  1. characterized by remission or decrease.
  2. producing or granting pardon or remission.

Origin of remissive

1375–1425; late Middle English: bringing about muscle relaxation < Medieval Latin remissīvus. See remiss, -ive
Related formsre·mis·sive·ly, adverbre·mis·sive·ness, nounun·re·mis·sive, adjective
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