as·​cen·​sive ə-ˈsen(t)-siv How to pronounce ascensive (audio)
: rising or tending to rise

Word History

First Known Use

1602, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ascensive was in 1602

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Cite this Entry

“Ascensive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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