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a.1.Causing, or implying, abdication.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Most of all, as a culture we will become so personally abdicative of our wellbeing that we seek increasingly to rely on a state that will put right our failure to make decisions that were in our best interests through "after the horse has bolted" health and welfare measures.