frequentative

adjective
fre·​quen·​ta·​tive | \ frē-ˈkwen-tə-tiv How to pronounce frequentative (audio) \

Definition of frequentative

: denoting repeated or recurrent action or state used of a verb aspect, verb form, or meaning

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frequentative noun

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1533, in the meaning defined above

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