[ ri-mis-iv ]
/ rɪˈmɪs ɪv /
characterized by remission or decrease.
producing or granting pardon or remission.
Why Is “Dog” One Of The Great Mysteries Of The English Language?About seven centuries ago, the word “hound,” which came from the Old English hund, was the word for all domestic canines.
Origin of remissive
Related formsre·mis·sive·ly, adverbre·mis·sive·ness, nounun·re·mis·sive, adjective
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