qualitative
[ kwol-i-tey-tiv ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late Middle English from late Latin qualitativus, from Latin qualitas
Synonyms
  • approximate
  • subjective
Antonyms
  • quantitative
  • objective
Definition
relating to, measuring, or measured by the quality of something rather than its quantity
Example
A) Before making a big purchase, it is wise to analyze the qualitative differences between multiple brands of the same product. B) Many parents were unhappy with the qualitative changes made in the curriculum under the new headmaster.
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