- characterized by, expressing, or producing emotion
- relating to the emotions
A painting that perfectly expresses an artists feelings and that inspires emotion in its viewers is an example of something that would be described as emotive.
- Of or relating to emotion: the emotive aspect of symbols.
- Characterized by, expressing, or exciting emotion: an emotive trial lawyer; the emotive issue of gun control.
- e·mo′tive·ness e′mo·tiv′i·ty
(comparative more emotive, superlative most emotive)
- of, or relating to emotion
- appealing to one's emotions
- Kim's artwork is smooth and colorful, offering emotive force that is beyond words.
- The book helps us realize that the autistic world is emotive, empathetic and beautiful.
- Dr. Milberg holds workshops on personalized yoga therapy that combines Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy and Specific Yoga postures to treat specific issues such as weight loss, anxiety, mild mood disturbances as well as others.
- With grimly emotive voice acting set in a realistic re-creation of wartime Normandy, this game never stops reminding us that, though we may be having a lot of fun with this game, war is distinctly not fun.
- Unlike many other checkbook covers, the Crazy Horse is a unique and emotive piece that declares the appeal of an undisturbed, rustic landscape - the things every hunter looks forward to enjoying while spending time in the wild.