Non-interpretive



[in-tur-pri-tiv] /ɪnˈtɜr prɪ tɪv/

adjective
1.
serving to ; explanatory.
2.
deduced by .
3.
made because of :
an interpretive distortion of language.
4.
of or relating to those arts that require an intermediary, as a performer, for realization, as in music or theater.
5.
offering , explanations, or guidance, as through lectures, brochures, or films:
the museum’s interpretive center.
adj.

1670s, from interpret + -ive; also see interpretative. Listed by Fowler among the words “that for one reason or another should not have been brought into existence.”

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