Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the power to dissolve or relax.
  • noun In medicine, same as diseutient.

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

  • adjective rare Serving to dissolve or relax.

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  • adjective Serving to dissolve or relax.

Etymologies

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Compare French résolutif.

Examples

  • In medical art the resolutive order of presentation proceeds from knowledge to cure.

    Giacomo Zabarella

  • A point worth emphasizing is the stress that Galileo places on the analytic or resolutive procedure as strongly sug - gestive, though falling far short of probative demon - stration.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The analytic or resolutive procedure is merely suggestive or conjectural.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • "Ce même jour selon nostre requeste a esté accordé que nous serons ouys et que nos parties ne seront nos juges, mais il y a encore de l'encloueure qui fait que n'avons encore eu une reponse resolutive, laquelle on diet que nous aurons solemnement et en cour pleniere."

    The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)

  • Spermaceti was known, probably from classical times onwards, as a rare and precious unguent, "resolutive and mollifying," as M. Pomel, "chief druggist to the late French King Louis XIV," says in his treatise on drugs, translated into English in 1737.

    More Science From an Easy Chair

  • An infusion, as tea, is resolutive and expectorant, and is useful in flatulent colic, spasmodic cough, humoral asthma, and in hysteria.

    Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs

  • The rate for off-peak period remains unchanged at 77 cents and as the agreements have no "suspensive resolutive" conditions that bind the authority or its processes, it holds that this reduction in interconnection rates will be passed through to the consumers.

    Media community of South Africa

  • Ashton urged for an agreement to be struck before EU leaders meet in Brussels on June 17, saying the summit "provides an obvious focal point," and suggested "either Tuesday or Wednesday ... or Friday" as possible dates for a resolutive meeting.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Icasa says in a statement, released on Wednesday evening, that is has approved the operators 'applications as they contain no "suspensive resolutive conditions that bind the authority or its processes".

    Muti

  • The rate for off-peak period remains unchanged at 77 cents and as the agreements have no "suspensive resolutive" conditions that bind the authority or its processes, it holds that this reduction in interconnection rates will be passed through to the consumers.

    Media community of South Africa

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