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English → English (gcide) Definition: Privative Privative \Priv"a*tive\, a. [L. privativus: cf. F. privatif. See Private.] 1. Causing privation; depriving. [1913 Webster] 2. Consisting in the absence of something; not positive; negative. [1913 Webster] Privative blessings, blessings of immunity, safeguard, liberty, and integrity. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 3. (Gram.) Implying privation or negation; giving a negative force to a word; as, alpha privative; privative particles; -- applied to such prefixes and suffixes as a- (Gr. ?), un-, non-, -less. [1913 Webster] Privative \Priv"a*tive\, n. [1913 Webster] 1. That of which the essence is the absence of something. [1913 Webster] Blackness and darkness are indeed but privatives. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. (Logic) A term indicating the absence of any quality which might be naturally or rationally expected; -- called also privative term. [1913 Webster] 3. (Gram.) A privative prefix or suffix. See Privative, a., 3. [1913 Webster]


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