Definition of Adjustive

1. Adjective. Conducive to adjustment.

Similar to: Adaptative, Adaptive
Derivative terms: Adjust, Adjust



Definition of Adjustive

1. a. Tending to adjust.

Definition of Adjustive

1. Adjective. Tending to adjust. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adjustive

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Adjustive

adjust
adjustabilities
adjustability
adjustable
adjustable articulator
adjustable spanner
adjustable spanners
adjustable wrench
adjustage
adjustages
adjusted
adjuster
adjusters
adjusting
adjusting entry
adjustive (current term)
adjustment
adjustment disorders
adjustmental
adjustments
adjustor
adjustors
adjusts
adjutage
adjutages
adjutancies
adjutancy
adjutant
adjutant bird
adjutant general

Literary usage of Adjustive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mental Evolution in Animals by George John Romanes, Charles Darwin (1884)
"To this analysis it evidence of choice is the antecedent uncertainty of adjustive is, however, needful to add that, although our only criterion of mind ..."

2. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1919)
"Deficit energy thus creates adjustment while surplus energy is a temporary stimulus to forms of activity that are non-adjustive. This difference may be ..."

3. Sociology, Popular Lectures and Discussions Before the Brooklyn Ethical by Brooklyn Ethical Association (1890)
"This emancipation of man's adjustive powers from the limitations of muscular co-ordination, and their relegation to his powers of nervous organization, ..."

4. A Manual for English Bar-students by Thomas Spence (1864)
"The administration of assets is another principal subject of adjustive equity. The application for assistance is sometimes made by the executor or ..."

5. Modern Science Essayist: Popular Evolution Essays and Lectures by Brooklyn Ethical Association (1889)
"This emancipation of man's adjustive powers from the limitations of muscular co-ordination, and their relegation to his powers of nervous organization, ..."

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