Usage examples for possessive

  1. In London, where the poor convey no possessive impression, but, except in their own quarters, suggest that they are here on sufferance, one sees much distress. – A Wanderer in Paris by E. V. Lucas
  2. A refusal to get everything out of it that we can for ourselves, to be possessive or attribute to it absolute worth. – The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day by Evelyn Underhill