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Adjective: subjunctive  ,súb'júngk-tiv
  1. (grammar) relating to a mood of verbs
    "subjunctive verb endings"
Noun: subjunctive  ,súb'júngk-tiv
  1. A mood that represents an act or state (not as a fact but) as contingent or possible
    - subjunctive mood

Derived forms: subjunctives

Type of: modality, mode, mood

Encyclopedia: Subjunctive