[ kar-i-tiv ]
/ ˈkær ɪ tɪv /


(in certain inflected languages, especially of the Caucasian group) abessive.

Origin of caritive

1855–60; < Latin carit(us) devoid of, without (past participle of carēre not to have, to want) + -ive Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for caritive

  • The extent to which they are also Caritive, Adessive and the like has yet to be investigated.

    Opuscula|Robert Gordon Latham