Definition of persecutive in English:

persecutive

adjective

  • Persecutory.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Gauden (c1599–1662), bishop of Worcester. From classical Latin persecūt-, past participial stem of persequī persecute + -ive.

Pronunciation

persecutive

/ˈpəːsɪkjuːtɪv/