optative

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adjective op·ta·tive \ ˈäp-tə-tiv \

Definition of optative

1 a :of, relating to, or constituting a verbal mood that is expressive of wish or desire
b :of, relating to, or constituting a sentence that is expressive of wish or hope
2 :expressing desire or wish

optative

noun

optatively

adverb

First Known Use of optative

15th century


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