What does emotive mean?

Definitions for emotive
ɪˈmoʊ tɪvemo·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affectional, affective, emotiveadjective

    characterized by emotion


  1. emotiveadjective

    of, or relating to emotion

  2. emotiveadjective

    appealing to one's emotions


  1. emotive

    Emotive refers to something that arouses strong feelings, emotions, or responses. It often pertains to language, words, expressions, behaviors, or elements in art and literature that are designed to evoke emotional reactions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emotiveadjective

    attended by, or having the character of, emotion


  1. eMOTIVe

    eMOTIVe is the third and latest album by American rock supergroup A Perfect Circle. It was released on November 1, 2004, to coincide with the US presidential election.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of emotive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of emotive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of emotive in a Sentence

  1. Michael Ruck:

    Whistleblowing can be an emotive issue but if firms have an appropriate regime in place it can enable the firm to identify issues and remedy them before they become a significant regulatory or legal failing.

  2. Rory Smith:

    They are notorious for using videos and images purportedly showing the adverse effects of vaccines, such as autism in children and seizures in other vaccine recipients, the more emotive and graphic the videos and images — irrespective of whether it's actually linked at all to vaccines or not — the better.

  3. Seth Burgett:

    It needs to have an emotive connection to the past.

  4. Tom Holland:

    Even as paramedics this is an incredibly rare and tragic event to get called to, it was a very emotive scene, my thoughts are with the parents.

  5. Middle East:

    It's a very strong public issue and it's quite emotive. As public diplomacy goes it's a very strong gesture.

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    something (a term or expression or concept) that has a reciprocal relation to something else
    A ditch
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