permansive

adjective
per·​man·​sive | \ pə(r)ˈman(t)siv \

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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History and Etymology for permansive

Latin permansus (past participle of permanēre to endure, remain) + English -ive

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“Permansive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/permansive. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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