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See also: nondescriptive
non-descriptive (not comparable)
- Not descriptive.
1995, John Lyons, Linguistic Semantics:
- When it comes to expressive (or socio-expressive) meaning – and this is the only kind of non-descriptive meaning that we will take into account here – there is no readily available and reasonably objective criterion which enables us to decide between identity and difference.