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  • characterized by emotion

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  • Emotive (album): Emotive (stylized eMOTIVe) is the third album by American rock supergroup A Perfect Circle. It was released on November 1, 2004 via Virgin Records. Its
  • Emotive: Emotive may refer to: Emotive (sociology), a sociological term eMOTIVe, a 2004 rock album by A Perfect Circle Emotiv, a company which develops mind-computer
  • Rational emotive behavior therapy: Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT), previously called rational therapy and rational emotive therapy, is a comprehensive, active-directive, philosophically
  • Emotive (sociology): “Emotional expressions”, also called “emotives” are an effort by the speaker to offer an interpretation of something that is observable to no other actor
  • Emotive conjugation: In rhetoric, emotive or emotional conjugation mimics the form of a grammatical conjugation of an irregular verb to illustrate humans' tendency to describe

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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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Emotive Sample Sentences in News


  • FTA stands firm on FDI
    THE emotive issue of foreign investment in Australian farmland appears to have been left relatively untouched by the Aus-China FTA. Read more on this news related to 'Emotive'
  • Mothers use more emotive language when talking to their daughters than their sons
    A team at the University of Surrey found that being able to talk fluently about emotions boosts an individual's prospects at work with girls showing high levels of emotional fluency than boys. Read more on this news related to 'Emotive'
  • Battle of the emotive Christmas ads: David Jones v John Lewis
    David Jones was one of the first brands to launch its Christmas campaign this year, with many touting it as Australia’s answer to the much-celebrated John Lewis Christmas spots which typically tug at the heart strings. The week after John Lewis released its own Christmas spot which has created a lot of buzz on social media […] The post Battle of the emotive Ch Read more on this news related to 'Emotive'

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