pressive

adjective
pres·​sive | \ ˈpresiv \

Definition of pressive

archaic
: marked by pressure, urgency, or oppressiveness

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History and Etymology for pressive

obsolete French pressif urgent, from Middle French, from presser to press + -if -ive

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“Pressive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pressive. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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