- having the character of concession; conceding or tending to concede
- expressing concession: “though” is a concessive conjunction
Origin of concessiveLate Latin concessivus
- Of the nature of or containing a concession.
- Grammar Expressing concession, as the conjunction though.
Origin of concessiveLate Latin concessīvus from Latin concessus past participle of concēdere to concede ; see concede .
(comparative more concessive, superlative most concessive)