Definitions for plausiveˈplɔ zɪv, -sɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

plau•siveˈplɔ zɪv, -sɪv(adj.)

  1. applauding.

  2. Obs. plausible.

Origin of plausive:

1590–1600; < L plausus (ptp. of plaudere to applaud ) + -ive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. approving, affirmative, approbative, approbatory, plausive(adj)

    expressing or manifesting praise or approval

    "approbative criticism"; "an affirmative nod"


  1. plausive(Adjective)


  2. Origin: plaudere, plausum, to applaud.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plausive(adj)

    applauding; manifesting praise

  2. Plausive(adj)

    plausible, specious


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