nonpurposive

adjective
non·​pur·​po·​sive | \ ˌnän-ˈpər-pə-siv How to pronounce nonpurposive (audio) , -(ˌ)pər-ˈpō- \

Definition of nonpurposive

: not purposive nonpurposive behavior nonpurposive language

First Known Use of nonpurposive

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonpurposive.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonpurposive. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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