perlocutionary

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

perlocution +‎ -ary

AdjectiveEdit

perlocutionary (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to perlocution.
    • 2007, Ian Carter, Matthew H. Kramer, Hillel Steiner, Freedom: a philosophical anthology (page 301)
      Threats and offers have many perlocutionary effects, not all of which determine their effect on freedom.
Last modified on 14 February 2012, at 01:19