Definitions for



Overview of noun restrictiveness

The noun restrictiveness has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. restrictiveness

(a grammatical qualification that makes the meaning more specific (`red hat' has a more specific meaning than `hat'))

2. unpermissiveness, restrictiveness

(a lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits)

Synonym.com © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
Classroom | Privacy Policy | Terms | Ad Choices