"imprecative" meaning in English

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Adjective

IPA: /ɪmˈpɹɛkətɪv/
Head templates: {{en-adj|-}} imprecative (not comparable)
  1. (grammar) Pertaining to the imprecative mood. Tags: not-comparable Categories (topical): Grammar
    Sense id: en-imprecative-en-adj-zIPhqhmJ Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences

Noun

IPA: /ɪmˈpɹɛkətɪv/ Forms: imprecatives [plural]
Head templates: {{en-noun}} imprecative (plural imprecatives)
  1. (grammar) A grammatical mood, found in some languages, used for curses (in the sense of wishing harm) and marked by a different set of affixes than the optative mood, which is used for wishes in general. Categories (topical): Grammar
    Sense id: en-imprecative-en-noun-wUfwvZlC Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 43 57 Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences

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