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    abortive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word abortive

    (adj) failing to accomplish an intended result
    Synonyms : stillborn , unsuccessful
    Example Sentence
    • an abortive revolt
    • a stillborn plot to assassinate the President
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abortive

Relate it to abort..things usually gets aborted when it seems that it would be unsuccessful or fruitless

relate it to "abortion" in wich parents remains FRUITLESS...

abortion is a common word which means termination of pregnancy.. and hence something unsuccessful or fruitless.

abort => "to stop somthing before result" ive= action that is "useless action"

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Abort+ive: abort means to stop.. ive to stopped due to some unsuccessful conditions.

You abort an GRE score if u r unsuccessful

Antonyms:complete, consummated, effective, effectual, efficient, fruitful,successful

when we put a cd in the cd drive of a computer and den eject it before transferring data, dere is sum command which comes on da screen like ur transfer was aborted means something which was in process has stopped.........

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