Adjectives that end with IVE

Are you looking for adjectives that end with ive? Then, the following list of over over 970 adjectives is for you. All these adjectives ending with ive are validated using recognized English dictionaries.

Adjectives in laymen words are the class of words that used to describe, clarify or modify a noun or a pronoun. Adjectives give extra information about the focused object's size, quantity, age, color, shape etc. to make the focused object obvious. Therefore, when adjectives are used the language becomes captivating. Based on the nature adjectives are categorized as Descriptive adjectives, Quantitative adjectives, Demonstrative adjectives etc. By using the following adjectives that end with ive, you can make your language skills interesting and vibrant.

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Adjectives that start with a and end with ive

  • abdicative
  • abditive
  • abirritative
  • abjunctive
  • ablative
  • abnegative
  • aborsive
  • abortive
  • abrasive
  • abrogative
  • absorptive
  • abstersive
  • abstractive
  • abusive
  • accelerative
  • acceptive
  • accessive
  • acclive
  • accompletive
  • accretive
  • accumulative
  • accusative
  • acervative
  • acquisitive
  • active
  • adaptative
  • adaptive
  • addictive
  • additive
  • adductive
  • adhesive
  • adjudicative
  • adjunctive
  • adjustive
  • administrative
  • admirative
  • admissive
  • admonitive
  • adoptive
  • adscriptive

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Adjectives that start with b and end with ive

  • belive
  • benedictive
  • boastive

Adjectives that start with c and end with ive

  • calculative
  • calefactive
  • capital-intensive
  • captive
  • carminative
  • causative
  • chylifactive
  • cicatrisive
  • circulative
  • circumscriptive
  • circumspective
  • circumventive
  • coactive
  • coadjutive
  • coagulative
  • coercitive
  • coercive
  • coextensive
  • cogitative
  • cognitive
  • cognoscitive
  • cohesive
  • collaborative
  • collative
  • collective
  • colliquative
  • collisive
  • collusive
  • combative
  • commemorative
  • commiserative
  • commissive
  • commonitive
  • communicative
  • commutative
  • comparative
  • compensative
  • competitive
  • completive
  • complimentative

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Adjectives that start with d and end with ive

  • dative
  • deceptive
  • decisive
  • declarative
  • decorative
  • decursive
  • decussative
  • deducive
  • deductive
  • defective
  • defensive
  • definitive
  • deflective
  • defunctive
  • degenerative
  • dehortative
  • deletive
  • deliberative
  • delusive
  • demissive
  • demonstrative
  • denominative
  • denotative
  • denotive
  • denunciative
  • deoppilative
  • depletive
  • deprecative
  • depreciative
  • depressive
  • depurative
  • derisive
  • derivative
  • derogative
  • descensive
  • descriptive
  • desiccative
  • desiderative
  • designative
  • desistive

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Adjectives that start with e and end with ive

  • educative
  • eductive
  • edulcorative
  • effective
  • effervescive
  • effusive
  • elaborative
  • elative
  • elective
  • eliminative
  • elocutive
  • elucidative
  • elusive
  • emanative
  • embracive
  • emissive
  • emotive
  • emulative
  • emulsive
  • enactive
  • enervative
  • enforcive
  • ententive
  • entitative
  • entreative
  • enumerative
  • enunciative
  • eradicative
  • erative
  • erective
  • erosive
  • eruptive
  • estimative
  • evacuative
  • evaporaive
  • evasive
  • eversive
  • evincive
  • evocative
  • exaggerative

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Adjectives that start with f and end with ive

  • factitive
  • factive
  • federative
  • fermentative
  • festive
  • fictive
  • figurative
  • finative
  • five
  • flative
  • fluxive
  • fly-drive
  • forgetive
  • formative
  • fotive
  • frequentative
  • fricative
  • frigefactive
  • fruitive
  • frustrative
  • fugitive
  • furtive

Adjectives that start with g and end with ive

  • generative
  • genitive
  • germinative
  • gerundive
  • glutinative
  • gravitative
  • gubernative
  • guessive

Adjectives that start with h and end with ive

  • hesitative
  • hortative
  • humective

Adjectives that start with i and end with ive

  • idiorepulsive
  • illative
  • illesive
  • illuminative
  • illusive
  • illustrative
  • imaginative
  • imbricative
  • imitative
  • immensive
  • impassive
  • impeditive
  • imperative
  • imperceptive
  • impetrative
  • implicative
  • implosive
  • impressive
  • improbative
  • improgressive
  • impulsive
  • imputative
  • inactive
  • inapprehensive
  • inattentive
  • inauthoritative
  • incarnative
  • incensive
  • incentive
  • inceptive
  • incerative
  • inchoative
  • incisive
  • inclusive
  • incogitative
  • incommunicative
  • incomprehensive
  • inconclusive
  • incorporative
  • incorruptive

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Adjectives that start with j and end with ive

  • judicative
  • jurisdictive
  • justificative

Adjectives that start with k and end with ive

  • knowledge-intensive

Adjectives that start with l and end with ive

  • labour-intensive
  • lacerative
  • lambative
  • laudative
  • laxative
  • legislative
  • lenitive
  • limitive
  • live
  • locative
  • locomotive
  • lucrative
  • luxive

Adjectives that start with m and end with ive

  • manipulative
  • manumotive
  • massive
  • maturative
  • mediative
  • medicative
  • meditative
  • memorative
  • ministrative
  • miscreative
  • misrepresentative
  • mitigative
  • monitive
  • mordicative
  • motive
  • multiplicative
  • mundificative

Adjectives that start with n and end with ive

  • naive
  • narrative
  • native
  • nauseative
  • negative
  • neglective
  • nocive
  • nominative
  • noneffective
  • non-restrictive
  • nonsensitive
  • nonsubmissive
  • numerative
  • nuncupative
  • nutritive

Adjectives that start with o and end with ive

  • objective
  • obliterative
  • observative
  • obsessive
  • obsessive-compulsive
  • obstructive
  • obstupefactive
  • obtrusive
  • occasive
  • offensive
  • olfactive
  • olive
  • omissive
  • omnispective
  • operative
  • opinative
  • opiniative
  • opinionative
  • oppilative
  • oppositive
  • oppressive
  • optative
  • ordinative
  • originative
  • ortive
  • oscillative
  • ostensive
  • ostentive
  • overactive

Adjectives that start with p and end with ive

  • palative
  • palliative
  • parthenogenitive
  • participative
  • partitive
  • parturitive
  • passive
  • pedomotive
  • pejorative
  • penetrative
  • pensative
  • pensive
  • people-intensive
  • perceptive
  • percussive
  • perfective
  • perforative
  • perfusive
  • permissive
  • persistive
  • perspective
  • perspirative
  • persuasive
  • perturbative
  • pervasive
  • perversive
  • petrifactive
  • philoprogenitive
  • pignorative
  • plaintive
  • plausive
  • portative
  • portentive
  • positive
  • possessive
  • postpositive
  • potestative
  • practive
  • preative
  • preceptive

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Adjectives that start with q and end with ive

  • qualitative
  • quantitative
  • quantitive
  • quiddative
  • quidditative

Adjectives that start with r and end with ive

  • radiative
  • ratiocinative
  • reactive
  • receptive
  • recessive
  • recitative
  • reclusive
  • recollective
  • recompensive
  • reconstructive
  • recreative
  • recriminative
  • recuperative
  • recusative
  • redditive
  • redemptive
  • redressive
  • reductive
  • reduplicative
  • refective
  • reflective
  • reflexive
  • reformative
  • refractive
  • refrigerative
  • regenerative
  • regnative
  • regressive
  • regulative
  • rejective
  • relative
  • relaxative
  • rememorative
  • remissive
  • remonstrative
  • remunerative
  • reparative
  • repercussive
  • repetitive
  • repletive

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Adjectives that start with s and end with ive

  • sanative
  • satisfactive
  • sative
  • seclusive
  • secretive
  • sedative
  • seductive
  • selective
  • self-adhesive
  • self-assertive
  • self-destructive
  • semblative
  • sensitive
  • sensive
  • separative
  • siccative
  • sigillative
  • significative
  • similative
  • skill-intensive
  • solutive
  • somniative
  • speculative
  • splenitive
  • spoliative
  • sportive
  • sputative
  • stative
  • sternutative
  • stimulative
  • stupefactive
  • suasive
  • subjective
  • subjunctive
  • sublative
  • submissive
  • subordinative
  • subreptive
  • subscriptive
  • subsecutive

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Adjectives that start with t and end with ive

  • talkative
  • temperative
  • tempestive
  • temulentive
  • tensive
  • tentative
  • terminative
  • titillative
  • tortive
  • tractive
  • traditive
  • traductive
  • transcriptive
  • transformative
  • transfusive
  • transgressive
  • transitive
  • translative
  • transmissive
  • transpositive
  • transumptive

Adjectives that start with u and end with ive

  • ulcerative
  • unactive
  • unattentive
  • uncomprehensive
  • unconclusive
  • undecisive
  • undistinctive
  • undulative
  • unexceptive
  • unexpensive
  • unexpressive
  • unitive
  • unobtrusive
  • unoffensive
  • unoperative
  • unplausive
  • unpleasive
  • urinative
  • usitative

Adjectives that start with v and end with ive

  • vasoformative
  • vegetative
  • vegetive
  • vellicative
  • ventilative
  • verificative
  • vindicative
  • vindictive
  • violative
  • visive
  • vituperative
  • vive
  • vivificative
  • vocative
  • volitive
  • vomitive
  • votive

Adjectives that start with w and end with ive

  • writative

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