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Antonyms for causative

producing an effect

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It is generally believed that the verb form now seen as "passive" or impersonal used to be an active factitive or reflexive--for some linguists, finite--form, and the noun in question was its subject.
These numbers stand for the action noun (1), action noun admitting its own factitive and/or resultative lexicalization(s) (2), agent noun (3), patient noun (4), deverbal adjective (5), present participle (6), passive modal adjective (7), and past participle (8): multiply 1275, multiplying 1380 (1), multiplication 1384 (2) multiplier 1420 (3), multitipliant 1430 (5), multiplying 1425 (6), multiplicable 1471 (7), multiplied 1463 (8).
Grammatical abbreviations ALL allative suffix ANTER anterior suffix -ee AOR aorist conjugation BENEF benefactive verb suffix -al CONJ conjunctive verb affix -a CONN connective suffix (singular -u/plural -i) di/d imperfective predicative nexus marker COMPEMPH complement-emphatic focusing conjugation SUBJEMPH subject-emphatic focusing conjugation VBEMPH verb-emphatic focusing conjugation FACT factitive verb suffix -al FOC lexical-subject-focusing suffix -a FUT future conjugation formed with di + perfect inflection IMPER imperative conjugation IMPERF imperfective suffix -y ITER iterative verb suffix -aat NEG negative conjugation or negative suffix -ul OPR object pronoun PARTIC exclamatory particle PAST past suffix - (w) oon PFT perfect conjugation PRED imperfective predicative auxiliary (cf.
in the sense of "what was his connexion with the TV"), which allows, among other things, a factitive response such as (26), and a response in which he is not agentive:
This factitive realization makes the effort to characterize the form of that emotion essentially ambiguous, for the audience is itself situated in a particular social and historical context that may considerably influence its response to a given drama.