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limitative

[ lim-i-tey-tiv ]

adjective

  1. limiting; restrictive.


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Other Words From

  • non·limi·tative adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of limitative1

From the Medieval Latin word līmitātīvus, dating back to 1520–30. See limitation, -ive

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Example Sentences

But, destitute of such limitative adjunct, Judas of itself was nothing.

But these two forces, the me and the not-me, are reciprocally limitative.

The conception of a noumenon is therefore merely a limitative conception and therefore only of negative use.

Their theoretical significance consists merely in their regulative and limitative functions.

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