abnegative


abnegative
abnegative, a. rare.
(ˈæbnɪˌgeɪtɪv)
[f. abnegāt- ppl. stem of abnegāre (see abnegate) + -ive, as if ad. L. *abnegātīvus.]
Of or belonging to abnegation; denying; renouncing; negative.
Not in Craig 1847; Webster cites Clarke, and Worcester cites Monthly Rev.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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