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Emotive Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    emotive adj : characterized by emotion [syn: affectional, affective]
Emotive Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Emotive \E*mo"tive\, a. Attended by, or having the character of, emotion. --H. Brooke. -- E*mo"tive*ly, adv.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Emotive'


  • Emotive (album): Emotive (styled as eMOTIVe) is the third album by American rock supergroup A Perfect Circle . It was released on November 1, 2004. ...
  • Emotive: Emotive may refer to: Emotive (sociology), a sociological term. Emotive (album), a 2004 rock album by A Perfect Circle. Emotiv , a company ...
  • Emotive (sociology): Emotional expressions”, also called “emotives” are an effort by the speaker to offer an interpretation of something that is observable to ...
  • Rational emotive behavior therapy: Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT), previously called rational therapy and rational emotive therapy, is a comprehensive, active- ...
  • Emotive conjugation: In rhetoric , emotive or emotional conjugation mimics the form of a grammatical conjugation of an irregular verb to illustrate humans' ...

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* When a person identifies himself with a group his critical faculties are diminished and his passions enhanced by a kind of emotive resonance. The individual is not a killer, the group is, and by identifying with it, the individual becomes one. This is the infernal dialect reflected in man's history. - Arthur Koestler


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  • Cut-Price Fertility Care Helping South Africans Conceive
    Infertility is an emotive subject in South Africa, with some childless women facing scorn and abuse. Alina Phohlela's supportive husband and family helped her cope. Read more on this news related to 'Emotive'
  • Drop due to discrimination
    The latest emotive letter from Tom Cooper, Dublin (August 21) merits a final comment. Mr Cooper tries to explain that the dramatic decrease in the Protestant population in the Republic since 1922 was due mainly to the effects of the Great War. It wasn’t. It was due to massive discrimination which exceeded anything that occurred in the North. Read more on this news related to 'Emotive'
  • Facts v fiction – busting the CSG myths
    IN a highly emotive pros and cons debate, it's good to get the real oil on coal seam gas (CSG). Read more on this news related to 'Emotive'

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