characterized by or pertaining to
the emotive and rational capacities of humankind.
productive of or directed toward the
Artistic distortion is often an emotive use of form.
/ˌi moʊˈtɪv ɪ ti, ɪ moʊ-/
tending or designed to arouse emotion
of or characterized by emotion
is preferred to
when describing a display of emotion:
he was given an emotional
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He's still a gutsy, emotive singer, and the music strives to be up to the minute.
But charities are using the same emotive photos they used then to pitch for money.
That's using an emotive argument to belittle anyone that disagrees with him.
The precious textures of life are symbolized beautifully in this emotive image.
Sure, it may be important for many purposes, often for emotive reasons.
The effect of these simple depictions, in the darkness, was ethereal and emotive.
Both tremendously insightful and well-researched articles with a emotive flair.
Another recurring source of conflict is the emotive question of flags.
Nowhere else but in your own comments are such emotive and distastefully hyperbolic terms mentioned.
It involves strong design and lighting, and emotive cartooning, as opposed to super-realistic illustration.
Nah, in reality there are probably an infinite number of contentious, emotive cultural picadillos to unearth and profit from.
Deregulating labour markets is a less emotive subject than head-scarves or cartoons, but it matters far more.
His work has been described as high-energy, with plentiful leaps and spins, physically demanding and emotive.
The problem is that the bulk of the film's evidence for the awfulness of light pollution is emotive.
Financial engineering is in essence merely an emotive way of saying merely finance.
He wrested philosophy away from an exclusive concentration on cognition to an investigation of emotive being.
Students demonstrated evidence of rationalistic, emotive, and intuitive forms of informal reasoning.