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Meaning of emotive

e•mo•tive

Pronunciation: (i-mō'tiv), [key]
— adj.
  1. characterized by or pertaining to emotion: the emotive and rational capacities of humankind.
  2. productive of or directed toward the emotions: Artistic distortion is often an emotive use of form.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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