Definition of emotive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    emotive

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//iˈmoʊt̮ɪv//
     
     
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  1. 1causing people to feel strong emotions synonym emotional
  2. 2 emotive language/words Capital punishment is a highly emotive issue.
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