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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
References in classic literature ?
It is in the slow, changed life that follows; in the time when sorrow has become stale, and has no longer an emotive intensity that counteracts its pain; in the time when day follows day in dull, unexpectant sameness, and trial is a dreary routine,--it is then that despair threatens; it is then that the peremptory hunger of the soul is felt, and eye and ear are strained after some unlearned secret of our existence, which shall give to endurance the nature of satisfaction.
Yet Ms Lowell-Buck wants a stop made, forthwith, to imprisoning 'children' as she continually calls them ('children' is an emotive word; the left love emotive words).
However, yesterday's meeting of the children and young people's committee, which stretched to nearly six hours, was particularly emotive. On one side of debate were councillors examining data from across all schools, looking at trends against national figures and other regions to draw conclusions about how our children are performing and ensuring they continue to reach their potential.
Despite denying her post was a direct attack on those who voted for Brexit, Ms Wood's emotive picture feeds into a dangerous narrative.
Albert having died in 2007, Debbie updates the book they wrote together introducing the theory and practice of rational emotive behavior therapy, which she finds that therapists are now often combining with cognitive behavioral therapy.
Emotive galleries "These galleries are very emotive, and they shift through darker ones, and we purposely made them emotive to evoke the dark feeling." Her Highness also said that the National Museum of Qatar's exhibits were made after collaborating with Arab communities, so that they could relate to the developments showcased in the museum.
He, however, advised against 'any excessively emotive opposition that would rub off on Ndigbo for the umpteenth time.'
NewVoiceMedia, a global provider of cloud contact center and inside sales technology that enables businesses to create exceptional, emotive customer experiences to serve better and sell more, has helped Click Travel transform its customer service experience while improving employee engagement, the company said.
Summary: The 43-year-old multi-instrumentalist is known for her emotive vocal range
emotive, a healthcare communications agency, has named Natalie Lilienthal as its new senior account director, it was reported yesterday.
St Ninian's Primary in Dumfries held an "emotive" final Christmas show in the current building.
Clearly this involved emotive fully distress this Ms The youngster died suddenly in 2010.