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divertive

[ dih-vur-tiv, dahy- ]

adjective

  1. diverting; diverting; amusing.


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Other Words From

  • undi·vertive adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of divertive1

First recorded in 1590–1600; divert + -ive

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Example Sentences

It was clear that for them such an arrival was more divertive than the sharing of a sorrow that scarcely touched their hearts.

The whole Work being intermix'd with variety of useful and divertive Relations, never before published.

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