Pre*sent"ive (?), a. Philol.

Bringing a conception or notion directly before the mind; presenting an object to the memory of imagination; -- distinguished from symbolic.

How greatly the word "will" is felt to have lost presentive power in the last three centuries. Earle.

-- Pre*sent"ive*ly, adv. -- Pre*sent"ive*ness, n.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.