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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·sent·ive a. Philol. Bringing a conception or notion directly before the mind; presenting an object to the memory of imagination; -- distinguished from symbolic.
    How greatly the word =\“will” is felt to have lost presentive power in the last three centuries.\=   --Earle.
 -- Pre*sent*ive*ly, adv. -- Pre*sent*ive*ness, n.