diversative etymology

English word diversative comes from English diverse, English -ative (Of, related to, or associated with the thing specified.)

Detailed word origin of diversative

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
diverse English (eng) In different directions; diversely. Belonging to a minority group. Capable of various forms; multiform.. Consisting of many different elements; various.. Containing people groups that are minorities in a given area. Different; unlike; dissimilar; distinct; separate.
-ative English (eng) Of, related to, or associated with the thing specified.
diversative English (eng) (grammar) Of or relating to a grammatical aspect relating to an action that occurs "here and there", among an unspecified group of targets or locations.

Words with the same origin as diversative

Descendants of diverse
Descendants of -ative
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