stative

adjective
sta·​tive | \ ˈstā-tiv How to pronounce stative (audio) \

Definition of stative

: expressing a state, condition, or relation — compare active entry 1 sense 3b

First Known Use of stative

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“Stative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stative. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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