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e·mo·tive

 (ĭ-mō′tĭv)
adj.
1. Of or relating to emotion: the emotive aspect of symbols.
2. Characterized by, expressing, or exciting emotion: an emotive trial lawyer; the emotive issue of gun control.

e·mo′tive·ly adv.
e·mo′tive·ness, e′mo·tiv′i·ty (ē′mō-tĭv′ĭ-tē) n.

emotive

(ɪˈməʊtɪv)
adj
1. tending or designed to arouse emotion
2. of or characterized by emotion
eˈmotively adv
eˈmotiveness, ˌemoˈtivity n
Usage: Emotional is preferred to emotive when describing a display of emotion: he was given an emotional (not emotive) welcome

e•mo•tive

(ɪˈmoʊ tɪv)

adj.
1. pertaining to or showing emotion.
2. directed toward or activating the emotions.
[1725–35]
e•mo′tive•ly, adv.
e•mo′tive•ness, e•mo•tiv•i•ty (ˌi moʊˈtɪv ɪ ti, ɪ moʊ-) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.emotive - characterized by emotionemotive - characterized by emotion    
emotional - of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"

emotive

adjective
1. sensitive, controversial, delicate, contentious, inflammatory, touchy, hot-button (informal) Embryo research is an emotive subject.

emotive

adjective
Relating to, arising from, or appealing to the emotions:
Translations

emotive

[ɪˈməʊtɪv] ADJemotivo

emotive

[ɪˈməʊtɪv] adj [issue, subject, question] → brûlant(e)
emotive language → registre m émotionnel
emotive power → capacité f d'émouvoir, capacité f de toucher

emotive

adj issueemotional; language, wordemotional gefärbt

emotive

[ɪˈməʊtɪv] adjche fa presa sui sentimenti
emotive power → capacità di commuovere
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