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excommunicative

[ eks-kuh-myoo-ni-key-tiv, -kuh-tiv ]
/ ˌɛks kəˈmyu nɪˌkeɪ tɪv, -kə tɪv /
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adjective

disposed or serving to excommunicate.

Nearby words

exclusory, excogitate, excommunicable, excommunicate, excommunication, excommunicative, excommunicatory, excoriate, excoriation, excorticate, excrement

Origin of excommunicative

First recorded in 1815–25; excommunicate + -ive
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for excommunicative

  • He was one of the many men who admired Mrs. Errington while wondering at her narrow and excommunicative disposition.

    Tongues of Conscience|Robert Smythe Hichens