Optative

Definition of Optative

Op´ta`tive
a.1.Expressing desire or wish.
Optative mood
(Gram.) that mood or form of a verb, as in Greek, Sanskrit, etc., in which a wish or desire is expressed.
n.1.Something to be desired.
2.(Gram.) The optative mood; also, a verb in the optative mood.

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alternative, choice, option
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