promissive

promissive

(prəˈmɪsɪv)
adj
1. implying promise
2. (Grammar) grammar describing a verbal indication of promise (e.g. will do)
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Since the commissive or promissive projects the self of the agent into an open future, the self emerges here in a context of action whereby, through the kept word (la parole tenue), the self attests to itself as a project and not as a possession.
The self is determined by actions which we have described above as commissives or promissives.
Not only does it provide a rich description of the various ways that human beings describe or articulate action, but it has moved beyond the descriptive to the prescriptive in its analyses of promissives.