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caritive

[kar-i-tiv]
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adjective
  1. (in certain inflected languages, especially of the Caucasian group) abessive.
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Origin of caritive

1855–60; < Latin carit(us) devoid of, without (past participle of carēre not to have, to want) + -ive
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  • The extent to which they are also Caritive, Adessive and the like has yet to be investigated.

    Opuscula

    Robert Gordon Latham