Definitions for abortiveness
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
failing to succeed; unsuccessful; fruitless:
an abortive rebellion.
imperfectly developed; rudimentary.
producing or intended to produce abortion; abortifacient.
acting to halt progress of a disease.
Origin of abortive:
1300–50; < L abortīvus. See abort , -ive
The quality of being abortive.
The result or product of being abortive.
the quality of being abortive
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