in·​ver·​sive in-ˈvər-siv How to pronounce inversive (audio)
: marked by inversion

Examples of inversive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The creepy roguelike shooter received raves for its inversive narrative techniques and atmospheric gameplay—gameplay that tapped into the PS5’s 3D audio and haptics like nothing before it. Peter Rubin, Wired, 12 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1765, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of inversive was circa 1765

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“Inversive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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