Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to quality; having to do with qualities only; distinguished from quantiative.

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Usage examples "qualitative":

  1. That this is only quantitative, not qualitative, he has already shown. - "Darwin and Modern Science", A.C. Seward and Others.
  2. He had a copy of Fresenius's " Qualitative Analysis," into which he plunged with the ardor a small boy usually shows for nothing literary unless it has a yellow cover decorated with an Indian's head. - "Inventors", Philip Gengembre Hubert.
  3. Local motion can also be caused by the " virtus coeli" generating a new form, or through the qualitative change of alteration. - "The Natural Philosophy of William Gilbert and His Predecessors", W. James King.