inversive

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

inversive ‎(comparative more inversive, superlative most inversive)

  1. Of, pertaining to or characterised by inversion.
    The sexual revolution was in many ways inversive, turning many older ideas on their heads.
    • 1983, Raritan, Volume 3, page 90,
      In fact, the most inversive of all such moves is Goffman's use of players as models for those involved in serious activities.
    • 2015, Jack Santino, The Hallowed Eve: Dimensions of Culture in a Calendar Festival in Northern Ireland, page 140,
      The more inversive, peer-oriented, outdoor activities precede Halloween, while the family gatherings, meal, fireworks, and bonfire all take place on Halloween itself.

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

inversive

  1. feminine plural of inversivo