Hortation

World English Dictionary
hortatory or hortative (ˈhɔːtətərɪ, -trɪ, ˈhɔːtətɪv)
 
adj
tending to exhort; encouraging
 
[C16: from Late Latin hortātōrius, from Latin hortārī to exhort]
 
hortative or hortative
 
adj
 
[C16: from Late Latin hortātōrius, from Latin hortārī to exhort]
 
hor'tation or hortative
 
n
 
'hortatorily or hortative
 
adv
 
'hortatively or hortative
 
adv

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: horta, baron
Next Definition: hortative
Words Near: hortation
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for hortation
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing hortation
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature