- The definition of evocative is something that creates a strong response or feeling.
An advertisement showing hungry children is an example of evocative.
- tending to evoke a reaction or response, esp. an emotional one
- vivid and seemingly realistic as in the artistic representation of a particular time, place, etc.
Origin: Classical Latin evocativus
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- e·vocˈa·tive·ly adverb
- e·vocˈa·tive·ness noun