adjective see disintegrate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • disintegrative — disintegrate ► VERB 1) break up into small parts as a result of impact or decay. 2) lose strength or cohesion. DERIVATIVES disintegrative adjective disintegrator noun …   English terms dictionary

  • disintegrative — See disintegrate. * * * …   Universalium

  • disintegrative — adjective a) Losing cohesion or unity. b) Having disorganized psychological and behavioral processes …   Wiktionary

  • disintegrative — dis·in·te·gra·tive (dis inґtə gra″tiv) 1. being reduced to components, particles, or fragments; losing cohesion or unity. 2. having disorganized psychic and behavioral processes …   Medical dictionary

  • disintegrative — adj. tending to reduce to particles or fragments, causing separation or crumbling …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disintegrative — dis·integrative …   English syllables

  • disintegrative — adjective tending to cause breakup into constituent elements or parts (Freq. 1) • Ant: ↑integrative • Similar to: ↑clastic, ↑decompositional • Derivationally related forms: ↑disintegrate …   Useful english dictionary

  • disintegrative psychosis — 1. see Heller s syndrome. 2. a pervasive developmental disorder, often with features of autism, occurring as a result of a brain disease, such as encephalitis, in childhood …   Medical dictionary

  • Childhood disintegrative disorder — Classification and external resources ICD 10 F84.2 F84.3 ICD 9 299.10 299.11 Childhood dis …   Wikipedia

  • integrative vs disintegrative — combinative combinative adj. 1. produced by a combinatorial process. [Narrower terms: {combinable, combinational, combinatory, combining(prenominal)}] Also See: {integrative}. Antonym: {noncombinative}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. able to combine; tending… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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