augmentative


1aug·men·ta·tive

adjective \g-ˈmen-tə-tiv\

Definition of AUGMENTATIVE

1
:  able to augment
2
:  indicating large size and sometimes awkwardness or unattractiveness —used of words and affixes — compare diminutive

First Known Use of AUGMENTATIVE

15th century

2augmentative

noun

Definition of AUGMENTATIVE

:  an augmentative word or affix

First Known Use of AUGMENTATIVE

1804

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