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Formed as: correspons- (perfect passive participial stem of the Medieval Latin correspondeō) + English -ive; compare responsive.


corresponsive (comparative more corresponsive, superlative most corresponsive)

  1. corresponding; equivalent or similar in character.
    • 1602, William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida, prologue:
      Now on Dardan plains / The fresh and yet unbruised Greeks do pitch / Their brave pavilions: Priam's six-gated city, / Dardan, and Tymbria, Helias, Chetas, Troien, / And Antenorides, with massy staples / And corresponsive and fulfilling bolts, / Sperr up the sons of Troy.

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