- 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 of evocativeClassical Latin evocativus
(comparative more evocative, superlative most evocative)
From Latin ēvocātīvus (“pertaining to summoning”)