jussive definition

  • noun:
    • A word, mood, or type always express command.
    • The jussive mood, a verb inflection always show a command, permission or agreement with a request; a case of a verb therefore inflected.
    • In grammar, an application or building expressing demand.
  • adjective:
    • Inflected to point commands, permission or agreement with a request.
    • Indicating or expressive of a mild command.
  • others:
    • In grammar, articulating command.

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