Definition of Abortively

1. Adverb. In an unfruitful manner.

Partainyms: Abortive



Definition of Abortively

1. adv. In an abortive or untimely manner; immaturely; fruitlessly.

Definition of Abortively

1. Adverb. In an abortive or untimely manner; immaturely; fruitlessly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abortively

1. [adv]

Medical Definition of Abortively

1. In an abortive or untimely manner; immaturely; fruitlessly. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Abortively

abortins
abortion
abortion-inducing drug
abortion applicants
abortion pill
abortion pills
abortion rate
abortional
abortionism
abortionist
abortionists
abortions
abortive
abortive neurofibromatosis
abortive transduction
abortively (current term)
abortiveness
abortivenesses
abortives
abortment
abortments
abortogenic
abortogenics
abortorium
aborts
abortuaries
abortuary
abortus
abortus bacillus
abortus fever

Literary usage of Abortively

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1883)
"The occipital ring does not exist, and the hard part of the basi-occipital, as we have seen, is abortively developed. In front of the posterior sphenoidal ..."

2. Typhoid Fever Considered as a Problem of Scientific Medicine by Frederick Parker Gay (1918)
"As may be anticipated, the abortively recovered cases represent by and large, ... Our characterization of a preponderance of these abortively cured cases as ..."

3. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1863)
"THE blossoms of fruit trees fall off abortively in some seasons and produce much fruit in others, in which the weather, relatively to temperature and ..."

4. A Selection from the Physiological and Horticultural Papers by Thomas Andrew Knight (1841)
"THE blossoms of fruit trees fall off abortively in some seasons, ... blossom of fruit trees falls off abortively, in a moderately favourable season, ..."

5. Report by Oklahoma Adjutant-general's office (1859)
"But that a whole generation of these insects should be brought forth abortively each summer, to perish without making any provision for a continuance of ..."

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