commissive

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commissive (comparative more commissive, superlative most commissive)

  1. By commission; resulting from a positive act.
    This error was commissive rather than omissive.
  2. (pragmatics) Making a commitment, such as a promise or threat, by illocutionary means.
    "I will kill you if you do that" is a commissive statement.

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Noun[edit]

commissive (plural commissives)

  1. (pragmatics) A speech act by which a commitment is made, such as a promise or threat.

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

commissive

  1. feminine plural of commissivo