Can we eagerly look forward to academic investigation of vampires or probative studies of alien abductions?
Let a sufficient amount of probative evidence be addressed to the eye, the act of believing must follow.
Certainly, there seems to be some illusion in the common belief in the probative force of prediction.
The second clause, relating to instances in which the phenomenon is absent, depends for its probative force upon Prop.
But Quintilian has less faith in the probative value of fictitious examples than he has in those drawn from authentic history.
Ap′probatory, Ap′probative, of or belonging to one who approves.