Origin of separative
Related formssep·a·ra·tive·ly, adverbsep·a·ra·tive·ness, nounnon·sep·a·ra·tive, adjectiveun·sep·a·ra·tive, adjective
Examples from the Web for separative
She had felt the moment of detached fancy as separative, and he had now to soothe her passionate weeping.
Philo struggled against the separative and exclusive tendency which characterized a section of his race.Philo-Judaeus of Alexandria|Norman Bentwich
The spread of infidelity in Germany appears to be the main cause of this separative tendency among the Pietists.Tent Work in Palestine|Claude Reignier Conder
The other sharp, mordicant and separative that begets nothing.A Discovrse of Fire and Salt (A Discourse of Fire and Salt)|Blaise de Vigenre