Possessively \Pos*sess"ive*ly\, adv. In a possessive manner. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • possessively — possessive ► ADJECTIVE 1) demanding someone s total attention and love. 2) unwilling to share one s possessions. 3) Grammar expressing possession. DERIVATIVES possessively adverb possessiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • possessively — adverb in a possessive manner he was sleeping, one arm flung possessively across his wife • Derived from adjective: ↑possessive …   Useful english dictionary

  • possessively — adverb see possessive I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • possessively — See possessive. * * * …   Universalium

  • possessively — adverb in a possessive manner …   Wiktionary

  • possessively — pÉ™ zesɪvlɪ adv. materialistically, in the manner of wanting to acquire new possessions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • possessively — pos·ses·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • possessively — See: possessive …   English dictionary

  • possessive — possessively, adv. possessiveness, n. /peuh zes iv/, adj. 1. jealously opposed to the personal independence of, or to any influence other than one s own upon, a child, spouse, etc. 2. desirous of possessing, esp. excessively so: Young children… …   Universalium

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