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  1. tending to admit.
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Origin of admissive

1770–80; < Latin admiss(us) (see admission) + -ive
Related formsnon·ad·mis·sive, adjectiveun·ad·mis·sive, adjective
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Historical Examples of admissive

  • The tone was admissive, and as if she had said, "That is another thing!"

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    Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney

  • I have been thus precise, because criticism is to me not "a game," nor admissive of cogging and falsification.