Definition of mutative in US English:



  • See mutate

    • ‘But we never see the mutative capabilities of the individuals themselves.’
    • ‘Already, the replicative and mutative technologies of cloning and morphing have obliged us to review the complacent assumption of our unique ontological status as human subjects.’
    • ‘The spontaneity here is the important thing, and I think it can have a mutative influence upon the course of analysis.’
    • ‘The narrative is clearly spelled out as a fight between forces of human beings who have been born with unique mutative powers.’
    • ‘He closed his hood over his face, cutting off all eyesight, and dove into the mutative wall of sand, letting its punishing currents bounce him inward like a bird riding on gale-swells.’