protensive

[ proh-ten-siv ]
/ proʊˈtɛn sɪv /

adjective Archaic.

extended in dimension or extended in time.

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Origin of protensive

1635–45; <Latin protēns(us) (past participle of protendere to protend) + -ive, on the model of extensive, intensive, etc.

OTHER WORDS FROM protensive

pro·ten·sive·ly, adverb
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