communicative

[ kuh-myoo-ni-key-tiv, -kuh-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF communicative
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMUNICATIVE

When he returned home, tired, in the evening, he was not communicative.

They must wait until the communicative spirit should move him.

Mr. Gladstone in the House was voluble, eloquent, communicative.

During the march through the woods the Indians were not communicative.

But you cannot deny that you have not been communicative, Kirylo Sidorovitch.

Men in general may be divided into the inquisitive and the communicative.

Art is communicative, but not surely a communication of nothing.

Wallace crept into bed beside his communicative bedfellow in silence.

I was the only one of them who had not been communicative with her.

There remain two instincts,—the communicative and the inquisitive.

WORD ORIGIN

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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