overeducative

educative

[ej-oo-key-tiv]
adjective
1.
serving to educate: educative knowledge.
2.
pertaining to or productive of education.

Origin:
1835–45; educate + -ive

noneducative, adjective
overeducative, adjective
overeducatively, adverb
uneducative, adjective
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educative (ˈɛdjʊkətɪv)
 
adj
producing or resulting in education: an educative experience

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educative
1844, from L. educat-, pp. stem of educare (see educate) + -ive.
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