medicative

[ med-i-key-tiv ]
/ ˈmɛd ɪˌkeɪ tɪv /

adjective

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Origin of medicative

From the Medieval Latin word medicātīvus, dating back to 1635–45. See medicate, -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM medicative

an·ti·med·i·ca·tive, adjectivenon·med·i·ca·tive, adjectiveun·med·i·ca·tive, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for medicative

  • Adjective expresses ideas, simple, abstract, general and medicative; it is an abstraction in the substantive.