abstractive etymology

Middle English word abstractive comes from Latin abstractus, Latin -ivus (Adjective suffix.)

Detailed word origin of abstractive

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
abstractus Latin (lat)
-ivus Latin (lat) Adjective suffix.
abstractivus Malayalam (mal)
abstractive Middle English (enm) (grammar) Denoting a quality or state; not concrete; abstract.

Words with the same origin as abstractive

Descendants of -ivus
acointen aqueinten caytif cognicion