adjective bene·dic·tive \¦be-nə-¦dik-tiv\

Definition of benedictive

of a set of verb forms

  1. :  expressing a wish :  precative —used of an aorist optative in Sanskrit and of moods with similar grammatical meaning in other languages



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Origin and Etymology of benedictive

Late Latin benedictus (past participle of benedicere to bless) + English -ive

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a brief usually trivial fact

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