Emotivity



[ih-moh-tiv] /ɪˈmoʊ tɪv/

adjective
1.
characterized by or pertaining to :
the emotive and rational capacities of humankind.
2.
productive of or directed toward the :
Artistic distortion is often an emotive use of form.
/ɪˈməʊtɪv/
adjective
1.
tending or designed to arouse emotion
2.
of or characterized by emotion
v.

1735, “causing movement,” from Latin emot-, past participle stem of emovere (see emotion) + -ive. Meaning “capable of emotion” is from 1881; that of “evoking emotions” is from 1923, originally in literary criticism.

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