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contentive

[ kuhn-ten-tiv ]
/ kənˈtɛn tɪv /
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noun Linguistics.

a content word or a morpheme that is the root of a content word. Compare functor (def. 2).

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

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