Definition of substantival in English:

substantival

adjective

See substantive

  • ‘Absolute theories are called ‘substantival’ or ‘substantial’ if they require spacetime to be a substance.’
  • ‘Here, however, its position appears to suggest that it is a substantival adjective qualifying ‘inhibition’.’
  • ‘It is clear that we must proceed with great care if we are to employ this substantival terminology.’

Pronunciation

substantival

/səbˌstanˈtʌɪv(ə)l/