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.

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