indictive

adj.

1650s, from Latin indictivus "proclaimed," from indicere "to declare, announce," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + dicere "to speak" (see diction).


Nearby words

  1. indicium,
  2. indicolite,
  3. indict,
  4. indictable,
  5. indiction,
  6. indictment,
  7. indie,
  8. indienne,
  9. indies,
  10. indifference

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