Definition of permansive
: of, relating to, or constituting an aspect of the verb (as in Akkadian) denoting that the action is a continuous procedure
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Origin and Etymology of permansive
Latin permansus (past participle of permanēre to endure, remain) + English -ive — more at permanent
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