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qualitative

[ kwol-i-tey-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF qualitative

Synonyms for qualitative

  • approximate
  • subjective
  • conditional
  • dependent
  • partial
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Antonyms for qualitative

  • quantitative
  • objective
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR QUALITATIVE

Cases of complete anosmia and qualitative obtuseness are not uncommon.

It has always been known that there is qualitative relation.

Labor, Marx pointed out, has two sides, the qualitative and the quantitative.

That this is only quantitative, not qualitative, he has already shown.

The infinity of God is not a quantitative, but a qualitative infinity.

But this is a relative and qualitative, rather than an absolute, truth.

(a) The composition (qualitative and quantitative) of the particular alloys.

But the Archbishop's limit is not qualitative in man; it is quantitative in the universe.

These results, from a qualitative point of view, are self-evident.

The need for the scholar was not only qualitative, but quantitative.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "that produces a (physical) quality," from Medieval Latin qualitativus "relating to quality," from stem of Latin qualitas "a quality, property, nature" (see quality). Meaning "concerned with quality" is from c.1600 in English, from French qualitatif or Medieval Latin qualitativus. Related: Qualitatively.