Contentive



[kuh n-ten-tiv] /kənˈtɛn tɪv/

noun, Linguistics.
1.
a or a morpheme that is the root of a .
Compare (def 2).

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    [kuh n-tent] /kənˈtɛnt/ adjective 1. satisfied with what one is or has; not wanting more or anything else. 2. British. agreeing; assenting. 3. Archaic. . verb (used with object) 4. to make content: These things content me. noun 5. the state or feeling of being contented; satisfaction; : His content was threatened. 6. (in the […]

  • Contentness

    [kuh n-tent] /kənˈtɛnt/ adjective 1. satisfied with what one is or has; not wanting more or anything else. 2. British. agreeing; assenting. 3. Archaic. . verb (used with object) 4. to make content: These things content me. noun 5. the state or feeling of being contented; satisfaction; : His content was threatened. 6. (in the […]



  • Contentment

    [kuh n-tent-muh nt] /kənˈtɛnt mənt/ noun 1. the state of being ; satisfaction; ease of mind. 2. Archaic. the act of making contentedly satisfied. n. mid-15c., from Old French contentment, from contenter (see content (v.)). a state of mind in which one’s desires are confined to his lot whatever it may be (1 Tim. 6:6; […]

  • Contents

    [kon-tent] /ˈkɒn tɛnt/ noun 1. Usually, contents. 2. something that is to be expressed through some medium, as speech, writing, or any of various arts: a poetic form adequate to a poetic content. 3. significance or profundity; meaning: a clever play that lacks content. 4. substantive information or creative material viewed in contrast to its […]



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