ingressiveness
noun see ingressive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ingressiveness — See ingressive. * * * …   Universalium

  • ingressiveness — in·gres·sive·ness …   English syllables

  • ingressiveness — noun see ingressive I …   Useful english dictionary

  • ingressive — adjective Date: 1649 1. of, relating to, or involving ingress; especially produced by ingress of air into the vocal tract < ingressive sounds > 2. inchoative 2 • ingressive noun • ingressiveness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ingressive — ingressively, adv. ingressiveness, n. /in gres iv/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or involving ingress. 2. Phonet. (of a speech sound) produced with air being taken into the mouth, as some clicks (opposed to egressive). [INGRESS + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ingressive — /ɪnˈgrɛsɪv/ (say in gresiv) adjective 1. relating to that which goes or comes in: the ingressive air we breathe in. 2. relating to a speech sound made by ingressive air as a vocal click. –noun 3. such a sound. –ingressiveness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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