Definition of supersessive in English:

supersessive

(also supercessive)

adjective

  • Having the quality or character of supersession; taking the place of something or someone displaced.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Faber (1773–1854), Church of England clergyman and religious writer. From classical Latin supersess-, past participial stem of supersedēre supersede + -ive, after supersession.

Pronunciation

supersessive

/ˌsuːpəˈsɛsɪv//ˌsjuːpəˈsɛsɪv/