Words nearby privative
OTHER WORDS FROM privativepriv·a·tive·ly, adverb
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From - privative, and (Latin jugum), yoke, from the seeming absence of a yoke-fellow to the lower lip of the corolla.
This elevation of the privative into a contrary, or a contradictory, has been the bane of metaphysical reasoning.The Religious Sentiment|Daniel G. Brinton
Name composed of - privative and , a bright surface, because the foliage is not shining.
The ancient name, from privative and , meaning unwetted, the smooth foliage repelling rain-drops.
Privative Terms connote the absence of a quality that normally belongs to the kind of thing denoted, as 'blind' or 'deaf.'Logic|Carveth Read