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Definition of 'optative'

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  1. a mood (as in Greek or Sanskrit) that expresses a wish or hope; expressed in English by modal verbs
       Synonyms: optative mood


  1. indicating an option or wish
  2. relating to a mood of verbs in some languages; "optative verb endings"

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