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adjective as in emotional

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Music has that ability to transport you with just a couple of lyrics and notes, so emotive.

From Digiday

We’re rethinking our emoji to better reflect the world we live in and create a more expressive, emotive, and cohesive experience.

Sonantic, a firm that specializes in emotive voices that can laugh and cry or whisper and shout, works with video-game makers and animation studios to supply the voice-overs for their characters.

This becomes important because eye contact is such an emotive and powerful tool to use in transporting a participant.

That anguish has led many to embrace a more emotive paradigm across academia and the research community, eschewing the traditional veneer of calm-headed scientific objectivity.

From Ozy

Emotive words and evocative phrases give language its power.

It gets us over that initial, high-stakes moment of emotive acclamation, and skips straight to the conversation.

Kawakubo is not a designer who excels at communicating joy—at least not the emotive version of it.

Ted Wells, an emotive, powerful giant of a lawyer, is already achieving results for the embattled governor of New York.

One can even excite oneself by a reflection or opinion of emotive value, without this emotion having been aroused by anybody else.

He admits your figures to his conscious belief more readily than he would credit them if spoken in an emotive or power tone.

The emotive (chest or heart) pitch dissipates opposition as naturally as the mind tone provokes a quarrel.

Mental, emotive, and power characteristics are signified by various tone pitches.

If the thought behind the objection arises principally from feeling, it will nearly always be expressed in an emotive tone.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to emotive, such as: affectional, affective, heartwarming, moving, stirring, and touching.

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