Meaning of suspensive


Pronunciation: (su-spen'siv), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to or characterized by suspension.
  2. undecided in mind.
  3. pertaining to or characterized by suspense.
  4. (of words, phrases, etc.) characterized by or expressing suspense; keeping the reader or listener in suspense.
  5. having the effect of suspending the operation of something.
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