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Definition of the adjective admissive

What does admissive mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. characterized by or allowing admission
    • example: an Elizabethan tragedy admissive of comic scenes
    • similar: open / receptive

Alternative definition of the adjective admissive


  1. Tending to admit or allow.

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Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

n, -z admissive BR od' mISIV AM od'mISIV admit BR od'mit, -s, -in, -Éd AM od'mist,

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

abortive abrasive abstractive abusive accumulative accusative acquisitive active adaptive addictive additive adhesive adjective adjudicative adjunctive administrative admissive adoptive adversative affective affirmative afflictive agglutinative ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

see ision issionable \ish-na-bal\ fissionable conditionable issioner \ish-nar\ see itioner issive \is-iv\ missive admissive, derisive, dismissive, emissive, permissive, submissive, transmissive issome \is-am\ lissome alyssum issor \iz-ar\ scissor, ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

lrish accent brogue broad Japanese sash obi broadly inclusive admissive, beneficent, benign, charitable, dispassionate, fair, frank, free, general, generous, good(-hearted), impartial, impersonal, just, kind, latitudinarian, magnanimous, open, ...

Google previewJohnson's Gardener's Dictionary (1894)

by George William Johnson, Charles Henry Wright

A sea-kale pot in miniature, like the annexed figure, is to be preferred; and if made of zinc or other metal, it would be better, because not porous and admissive of moisture. To obtain Seed.—The finest and soundest plants should be selected of ...

Google previewParker's Condensed Dictionary (1897)

Containing Every Useful Word in the English Language ... According to Webster and Worcester. To which is Added an Encyclopedia of Valuable Information, Also a Complete Supplement of New Words ... by Charles C. Parker

Admissive, (ad-mis 'si v) a. of the nature of admission. AHuttittable.(ad-mit'a-bl) a. that may ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2M3I1S1S1I1V4E1

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