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Adjective: qualitative  'kwó-li,tey-tiv or 'kwó-li-tu-tiv
  1. Involving distinctions based on qualities
    "qualitative change"; "qualitative data"; "qualitative analysis determines the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"
  2. Relating to or involving comparisons based on qualities

See also: soft

Antonym: quantitative

Encyclopedia: Qualitative