Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Ready to attempt; enterprising; venturous. Daniel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Disposed to attempt; adventurous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete Disposed to attempt; adventurous.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

attempt +‎ -ive

Examples

  • By the way, I don’t know if you know but the guy behind the story in George Clooney’s Syriana, was an actual CIA agent that was charged with attemptive murder of Sadam Hussein in 1995…isn’t it fantastic?

    The Murder of Tookie Williams

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