Origin of auditive

1400–50; late Middle English auditif (< Middle French) < Medieval Latin audītīvus, equivalent to Latin audīt(us) past participle of audīre to hear + -īvus -ive Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for auditive

audible, aural, auditive, audile, acoustic, auricular, sound, otic

Examples from the Web for auditive

Historical Examples of auditive

  • He is an "auditive" as well as a "visualist," to employ the precious classification of the psychiatrists.


    James Huneker

  • Exceptional visual and auditive imaging power are rarely present in the same individual.

    A Librarian's Open Shelf

    Arthur E. Bostwick

  • Simply because our auditive perception has assumed the habit of saturating itself with visual images.

  • The visual sense had here been rapidly replaced by the tactual and auditive senses.

  • What we call the auditive organ is in the lower animals simply a sac containing auditive stones.