ascriptive

[ uh-skrip-tiv ]
/ əˈskrɪp tɪv /

adjective

pertaining to, involving, or indicating ascription, especially the ascribing of qualities or characteristics.

Nearby words

  1. ascot,
  2. ascribable,
  3. ascribe,
  4. ascribed status,
  5. ascription,
  6. ascs,
  7. ascu,
  8. asculum,
  9. ascus,
  10. asd

Origin of ascriptive

1640–50; ascript(ion) + -ive; compare Latin a(d)scrīptīvus supernumerary, descriptive, proscriptive

Related formsas·crip·tive·ly, adverb

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