cumulative
[ kyoo-myuh-luh-tiv ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
1595-1605 cumulate + -ive
Synonyms
  • aggregate
  • increasing
Antonyms
  • decreasing
  • subtracting
Definition
increasing or growing by accumulation or successive additions
Example
The cumulative effect of one rejection after another was exhausting.
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