Origin of perfective
Examples from the Web for perfective
The perfective part, said Proclus, precedes initiation, as initiation precedes inspection.The Eleusinian Mysteries and Rites|Dudley Wright
Created existences are not included in this act, and the knowledge of them is not perfective of the being of God.
So then passive good is, as was said, either conservative or perfective.The Advancement of Learning|Francis Bacon
British Dictionary definitions for perfective
Word Origin and History for perfective
1590s, from Medieval Latin perfectivus, from Latin perfect-, past participle stem of perficere (see perfect (adj.)). Grammatical use is from 1844.