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pro·jec·tive / prəˈjektiv/ • adj. 1. Geom. relating to or derived by projection: projective transformations. ∎  (of a property of a figure) unchanged by projection.2. Psychol. relating to the unconscious transfer of one's own desires or emotions to another person: the projective contents of wish fantasies. ∎  relating to or exploiting the unconscious expression or introduction of one's impressions or feelings.DERIVATIVES: pro·jec·tive·ly·jec·tiv·i·ty / ˌprōˌjekˈtivətē; ˌpräjˌek-/ n.