hortative
I adjective admonitory, advising, advisory, consultative, didactic, exhortative, exhortatory, expostulate, expostulatory, full of exhortation, full of urgency, hortans, hortatory, monens, monitorial, persuading, persuasive, remonstrative, suasive, warning II index informative, informatory, persuasive

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  • Hortative — Hor ta*tive, a. [L. hortativus.] Giving exhortation; advisory; exhortative. Bullokar. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hortative — Hor ta*tive, n. An exhortation. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hortative — (adj.) c.1600, from L. hortativus, from pp. stem of hortari “to exhort” (see HORTATORY (Cf. hortatory)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Hortative — The hortative (abbreviated hort, pronounced /ˈhɔrtətɪv/ ( listen)) is a group of semantically similar deontic moods in some languages, especially English. Hortative moods encourage or urge. There are seven hortative moods in English: the… …   Wikipedia

  • hortative — 1. adjective /ˈhɔːtətɪv,ˈhɔːrtətɪv/ a) Urging, exhorting, or encouraging. The ministration of these oracles from the pulpit is to be reformed from any of its factitious peculiarities, and made again what it was among the apostles and their… …   Wiktionary

  • hortative — adjective Etymology: Late Latin hortativus, from Latin hortatus, past participle of hortari to urge more at yearn Date: 1623 giving exhortation ; advisory • hortatively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hortative — hortatively, adv. /hawr teuh tiv/, adj. hortatory. [1600 10; < L hortativus, equiv. to hortat(us), ptp. of hortari to incite to action, freq. of horiri to encourage (akin to YEARN) + ivus IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hortative — hor·ta·tive || hÉ”rtÉ™tɪv / hɔːt adj. hortatory, encouraging, inciting …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hortative — n. Incitement, exhortation, persuasive …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hortative — hor·ta·tive …   English syllables

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