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Meaning of PRESENTIVE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*sent"ive\, a. (Philol.)
Bringing a conception or notion directly before the mind;
presenting an object to the memory of imagination; --
distinguished from symbolic.

      How greatly the word ``will'' is felt to have lost
      presentive power in the last three centuries. --Earle.
-- {Pre*sent"ive*ly}, adv. -- {Pre*sent"ive*ness}, n.

 

 

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