protensive

[ proh-ten-siv ]

adjectiveArchaic.
  1. extended in dimension or extended in time.

Origin of protensive

1
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

Words Nearby protensive

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