inspective
adjective see inspect

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Inspective — In*spect ive, a. [L. inspectivus.] Engaged in inspection; inspecting; involving inspection. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inspective — ktiv adjective Etymology: Late Latin inspectivus, from Latin inspectus (past participle) + ivus ive : engaged in or given to inspection : watching or examining closely : visually attentive an inspective gaze …   Useful english dictionary

  • inspective — /in spek tiv/, adj. 1. given to inspection; watchful; attentive. 2. of or pertaining to inspection. [1600 10; < LL inspectivus. See INSPECT, IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • inspective — in·spec·tive …   English syllables

  • inspective — /ɪnˈspɛktɪv/ (say in spektiv) adjective 1. given to making inspection. 2. relating to inspection …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ströker — Elisabeth Ströker (* 17. August 1928 in Dortmund; † 6. Dezember 2000 in Köln) war eine deutsche Philosophin. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werk 3 Ehrung 4 Plagiatskontroverse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • inspect — verb Etymology: Latin inspectus, past participle of inspicere, from in + specere to look more at spy Date: circa 1623 transitive verb 1. to view closely in critical appraisal ; look over 2. to examine officially < inspects the barracks every… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Elisabeth Ströker — (* 17. August 1928 in Dortmund; † 6. Dezember 2000 in Köln) war eine deutsche Philosophin. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werk 3 Ehrung 4 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • inspectiv — inspectív adj. m., pl. inspectívi; f. sg. inspectívă, pl. inspectíve Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • inspect — [in spekt′] vt. [L inspectare, freq. < inspectus, pp. of inspicere, to look into, examine < in , in, at + specere, to look at: see SPY] 1. to look at carefully; examine critically, esp. in order to detect flaws, errors, etc. 2. to examine… …   English World dictionary

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