[dih-skrim-uh-ney-tiv, -nuh-tiv]


constituting a particular quality, trait, or difference; characteristic; notable.
making distinctions; discriminating.

Origin of discriminative

First recorded in 1630–40; discriminate + -ive
Related formsdis·crim·i·na·tive·ly, adverbnon·dis·crim·i·na·tive, adjectivenon·dis·crim·i·na·tive·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for non-discriminative

Historical Examples of non-discriminative

  • Even in non-discriminative perception it is a determinate (or conditioned) thing that is cognised.