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Meaning of PETITIONARY

Pronunciation:  pu'tishu`neree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  of the nature of or expressing a petition; "the petitionary procedure had a quality of indecisiveness"
 

PETITIONARY is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: beseeching
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pe*ti"tion*a*ry\, a.
1. Supplicatory; making a petition.

         Pardon Rome, and any petitionary countrymen. --Shak.

2. Containing a petition; of the nature of a petition; as, a
   petitionary epistle. --Swift.

 

 

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