remissive

[ ri-mis-iv ]
/ rɪˈmɪs ɪv /

adjective

characterized by remission or decrease.
producing or granting pardon or remission.

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Origin of remissive

1375–1425; late Middle English: bringing about muscle relaxation <Medieval Latin remissīvus.See remiss, -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM remissive

re·mis·sive·ly, adverbre·mis·sive·ness, nounun·re·mis·sive, adjective
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