[ ses-uh-tiv, se-sey- ]
/ ˈsɛs ə tɪv, sɛˈseɪ- /
(of a verbal form or aspect) expressing cessation.
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Origin of cessative
<Latin cessāt(us) (past participle of cessāre to delay) + -ive
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