Communicative



[kuh-myoo-ni-key-tiv, -kuh-tiv] /kəˈmyu nɪˌkeɪ tɪv, -kə tɪv/

adjective
1.
inclined to or impart; talkative:
He isn’t feeling very communicative today.
2.
of or relating to .
/kəˈmjuːnɪkətɪv/
adjective
1.
inclined or able to communicate readily; talkative
2.
of or relating to communication
adj.

late 14c., “that communicates,” from French communicatif, from Latin communicat-, past participle stem of communicare “impart, inform” (see communication). Meaning “talkative” is recorded from 1650s.

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