Definitions of privative
a. - Causing privation; depriving. 2
a. - Consisting in the absence of something; not positive; negative. 2
a. - 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. 2
n. - That of which the essence is the absence of something. 2
n. - A term indicating the absence of any quality which might be naturally or rationally expected; -- called also privative term. 2
n. - A privative prefix or suffix. See Privative, a., 3. 2
The word "privative" uses 9 letters: A E I I P R T V V.
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Words formed by adding one letter before or after privative (in bold), or to aeiiprtvv in any order:
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