protensive


pro·ten·sive

adjective \-ˈten(t)-siv\

Definition of PROTENSIVE

1
archaic :  having continuance in time
2
archaic :  having lengthwise extent or extensiveness
pro·ten·sive·ly adverb

Origin of PROTENSIVE

Latin protensus, past participle of protendere
First Known Use: 1671

Rhymes with PROTENSIVE

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