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adjunctive

[uh-juhngk-tiv]
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adjective
  1. forming an adjunct.
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Origin of adjunctive

First recorded in 1745–55; adjunct + -ive
Related formsad·junc·tive·ly, adverbnon·ad·junc·tive, adjectivenon·ad·junc·tive·ly, adverbun·ad·junc·tive, adjectiveun·ad·junc·tive·ly, adverb
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Related Words

ancillarysupportingsatelliteconcomitantauxiliarycomplementarydependentlateralparallelaccessoryincidentroundaboutsubsidiarycoordinatesubordinateattendanttributarysidesubadjuvant

Examples from the Web for adjunctive

Historical Examples

  • The rendering of it is not an adjunctive performance, not a mere extraneous decoration.

    Browning and the Dramatic Monologue

    S. S. Curry

  • Some adjunctive therapies lend themselves very well to use by individuals on their own.