characterized by or causing diminution or curtailment
"their views of life were reductive and depreciatory" - R.H.Rovere
Of, pertaining to, or causing physical reduction.
Of or pertaining to reductionism or reductivism.
Of, pertaining to, or causing figurative reduction; belittling, disparaging, ridiculing.
tending to reduce; having the power or effect of reducing
a reductive agent
Origin: [Cf. F. rductif.]
The numerical value of reductive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of reductive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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