declinatory

[dih-klahy-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]

adjective

expressing refusal; implying declination.

Origin of declinatory

1665–75; < Medieval Latin dēclīnātōrius, equivalent to Latin dēclīnā(re) (see decline) + -tōrius -tory1
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