HyperDic: abortive

English > 1 sense of the word abortive:
ADJECTIVEallabortive, stillborn, unsuccessfulfailing to accomplish / accomplish an intended result
abortive > pronunciation
Soundsahbao'rtihv
Rhymesabrasive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > abortive: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningfailing to accomplish / accomplish an intended result.
Example"an abortive revolt"
Synonymsstillborn, unsuccessful
Broaderunfruitfulnot fruitful
Spanishabortivo, fallido, fracasado, frustrado, ineficaz, infructuoso, malogrado
Catalanabortiu, abortiva, avortat, avortiu, avortiva, fallit, fracassat, ineficaç, infructuós, malmès
Adverbsabortivelyin an unfruitful manner
Verbsabortterminate before completion

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