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Origin of concessive
OTHER WORDS FROM concessivecon·ces·sive·ly, adverbnon·con·ces·sive, adjectivepre·con·ces·sive, adjective
Words nearby concessive
Example sentences from the Web for concessive
Where no principle was involved, Paul was the most concessive of men.The Literature and History of New Testament Times|J. Gresham (John Gresham) Machen
A concessive clause is usually introduced by a subordinate conjunction, though, although, or even if.
It was the tenderest malice, but it obtained no concessive sign.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan
A concessive clause may be introduced by the conjunction as, or by a relative pronoun or a relative adverb.
Concessive clauses sometimes omit the copula and its subject.