Definition of judicative in English:

judicative

adjective

Scottish
  • 1Of, relating to, or of the nature of judgement; having the function of making a judgement.

  • 2Of or relating to the administration of justice; having the function of judging cases; judicial.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in Gilbert Hay (c1397–c1465), soldier and poet. From post-classical Latin iudicativus critical, capable of judgement from classical Latin iūdicāt-, past participial stem of iūdicāre to judge + -īvus.

Pronunciation

judicative

/ˈdʒuːdɪkətɪv/