Meaning of -ATIVE in English

-ATIVE

suffix forming adjectives denoting a characteristic or propensity (authoritative; imitative; pejorative; qualitative; talkative). [from or after F -atif -ative or f. L -ativus f. past part. stem -at- of verbs in -are + -ivus (see -IVE): cf. -ATIC]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.