Adjectives with IVE

Are you looking for adjectives with ive? Then, the following list of over over 1040 adjectives is for you. All these adjectives 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 with ive, you can make your language skills interesting and vibrant.

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Adjectives that start with a and contain 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 contain ive

  • belive
  • benedictive
  • biventral
  • boastive

Adjectives that start with c and contain 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 contain ive

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

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Adjectives that start with e and contain 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 contain ive

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

Adjectives that start with g and contain ive

  • generative
  • genitive
  • germinative
  • gerundive
  • given
  • glutinative
  • god-given
  • gravitative
  • gubernative
  • guessive

Adjectives that start with h and contain ive

  • hesitative
  • hiveless
  • hortative
  • humective

Adjectives that start with i and contain ive

  • idiorepulsive
  • illative
  • ill-conceived
  • illesive
  • illuminative
  • illusive
  • illustrative
  • imaginative
  • imbricative
  • imitative
  • immensive
  • impassive
  • impeditive
  • imperative
  • imperceived
  • 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

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Adjectives that start with j and contain ive

  • judicative
  • jurisdictive
  • justificative

Adjectives that start with k and contain ive

  • knowledge-intensive

Adjectives that start with l and contain ive

  • labour-intensive
  • lacerative
  • lambative
  • laudative
  • laxative
  • legislative
  • lenitive
  • lily-livered
  • limitive
  • live
  • lived
  • live-in
  • livelong
  • lively
  • liver
  • livered
  • liveried
  • lives
  • locative
  • locomotive
  • lucrative
  • luxive

Adjectives that start with m and contain ive

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

Adjectives that start with n and contain ive

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

Adjectives that start with o and contain ive

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

Adjectives that start with p and contain ive

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

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Adjectives that start with q and contain ive

  • qualitative
  • quantitative
  • quantitive
  • quiddative
  • quidditative
  • quiver
  • quivered
  • quote-driven

Adjectives that start with r and contain ive

  • radiative
  • ratiocinative
  • reactive
  • received
  • 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

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Adjectives that start with s and contain ive

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

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Adjectives that start with t and contain ive

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

Adjectives that start with u and contain ive

  • ulcerative
  • unactive
  • unattentive
  • uncomprehensive
  • unconclusive
  • undecisive
  • undistinctive
  • undulative
  • unexceptive
  • unexpensive
  • unexpressive
  • unitive
  • universal
  • universalian
  • universalist
  • universalistic
  • universological
  • unlived
  • unobtrusive
  • unoffensive
  • unoperative
  • unplausive
  • unpleasive
  • urinative
  • usitative

Adjectives that start with v and contain ive

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

Adjectives that start with w and contain ive

  • wiveless
  • wively
  • writative

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