\dɪskɹˈɛtɪv], \dɪskɹˈɛtɪv], \d_ɪ_s_k_ɹ_ˈɛ_t_ɪ_v]\
Definitions of DISCRETIVE
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- The american dictionary of the english language.
By Daniel Lyons
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
Disjunctive. A discretive proposition, one that expresses sonic distinction, opposition, or variety by means of but, though, yet, &c., as, "travellers change their climates, but not their temper". Discretive distinctions, such as imply opposition or difference, as "not a man, but a beast".
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.