optative optative

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a mood (as in Greek or Sanskrit) that expresses a wish or hope; expressed in English by modal verbs
  2. (adj) indicating an option or wish
  3. (adj) relating to a mood of verbs in some languages

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • It is a state set in the future tense (and the optative mood), a place in a perpetual state of becoming.
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