ascriptive

[ uh-skrip-tiv ]
/ əˈskrɪp tɪv /

adjective

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

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Origin of ascriptive

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

OTHER WORDS FROM ascriptive

as·crip·tive·ly, adverb

Words nearby ascriptive

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