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1. cursive

noun. rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper.

Synonyms

  • copperplate
  • running hand
  • handwriting
  • round hand
  • hand
  • minuscule
  • script
  • longhand
  • italic

Antonyms

  • big
  • large
  • majuscule
  • unscripted

Etymology

  • cursivus (Latin)
  • cursum (Latin)

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2. cursive

adjective. having successive letter joined together.

Antonyms

  • inability

Etymology

  • cursivus (Latin)
  • cursum (Latin)

Example sentences of the word cursive


1. Adjective
Because writing the date requires using numbers, you cannot write this portion of your check in cursive unless you write out the name of the month rather than the number of the month.

2. Noun, singular or mass
You will want to inform your students of this fact before moving on to whole words as this may confuse them when they attempt to write a sentence or paragraph in cursive.

3. Verb, base form
Write your name in script (not cursive), block letters and be sure that you write legibly.

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