- capable of causing unity or serving to unite.
- marked by or involving union.
Origin of unitive
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Examples from the Web for unitive
Sex, he said, is “supposed to be for purposes that are yes, conjugal and unitive, but also procreative.”Rick Santorum’s Idea of Freedom: Enforcing Catholic Sexual Morality
January 6, 2012
Its unitive influence cannot be denied, even by those who do not feel its charm.
And so much may suffice on the unitive power of faithful developments, which constitutes their third characteristic.An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine
John Henry Cardinal Newman
Each state which the unitive mystic experiences is so intense, that it monopolises for the time being his field of consciousness.Ruysbroeck
There is certainly something exceedingly remarkable in the unitive powers of music.
- tending to unite or capable of uniting
- characterized by unity
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