affirmatory

adjective af·fir·ma·to·ry \ə-ˈfər-mə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of affirmatory

  1. :  giving affirmation an affirmatory gesture

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Origin and Etymology of affirmatory

affirmation + -ory


First Known Use: 1651


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