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1. Of the nature of or containing a concession.
2. Grammar Expressing concession, as the conjunction though.

[Late Latin concessīvus, from Latin concessus, past participle of concēdere, to concede; see concede.]

con·ces′sive·ly adv.


in a concessive manner
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For the rest of adhyaya 37, Vyasa offers preliminary detail on these matters, but concludes concessively, "this is a large matter that had to be learned in brief form (samasena mahad hy etad srotavyam)" (p.
In his opinion "a situation depicted as being entirely at one end is clearly made to be used concessively, provided that the end specified is that least readily compatible with the main clause, which is nevertheless represented as true.