(comparative more demissionary, superlative most demissionary)
- Relating to transfer or conveyance.
- a demissionary deed
- Tending to lower, depress, or degrade.
- (sometimes after the noun modified) Having resigned or been removed from a position, but retaining some status or powers.
- Bishops demissionary served as rectors of several churches.
- The cabinet had only demissionary status and powers as a caretaker government.