nonacquisitive

adjective

non·​ac·​quis·​i·​tive ˌnän-ə-ˈkwi-zə-tiv How to pronounce nonacquisitive (audio)
: not acquisitive
a nonacquisitive person/culture/company
nonacquisitiveness noun

Word History

First Known Use

1861, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonacquisitive was in 1861

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“Nonacquisitive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonacquisitive. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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