Definitions of abortive
v. - Produced by abortion; born prematurely; as, an abortive child. 2
v. - Made from the skin of a still-born animal; as, abortive vellum. 2
v. - Rendering fruitless or ineffectual. 2
v. - Coming to naught; failing in its effect; miscarrying; fruitless; unsuccessful; as, an abortive attempt. 2
v. - Imperfectly formed or developed; rudimentary; sterile; as, an abortive organ, stamen, ovule, etc. 2
v. - Causing abortion; as, abortive medicines. 2
v. - Cutting short; as, abortive treatment of typhoid fever. 2
n. - That which is born or brought forth prematurely; an abortion. 2
n. - A fruitless effort or issue. 2
n. - A medicine to which is attributed the property of causing abortion. 2
The word "abortive" uses 8 letters: A B E I O R T V.
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