concessive definition

  • adjective:
    • of nature of or containing a concession.
    • Grammar Expressing concession, as the conjunction though.
    • Of, related to, or being a concession; conceding
    • Implying concession.
    • of or related to concession
  • others:
    • of this nature of or containing a concession or an admission, whilst the surrender of some disputed or disputable point.
    • Specifically, in grammar, establishing or saying an ailment as something that are approved without destroying a conclusion: as, a concessive particle; a concessive sentence.
  • noun:
    • A particle implying concession. See I.

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