Synonyms for instructive

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He is not a great preacher, but he is quietly earnest and instructive.

All this time it was instructive to watch the behaviour of the little dog.

And now I have told you almost all that is amusing or instructive in the childhood of Christina.

“So this instructive crime was planned abroad,” Mr Vladimir said quickly.

It would be easy as well as instructive to accumulate examples.

I will, therefore, quote only one final and most instructive case.

A temperate and instructive contribution to railroad literature.

Never was there a more touching and instructive history than hers.

It's a curious and instructive reversal of the usual way of these things.

The room was instructive as a museum filled with the records of these changes.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from instruct + -ive. Related: Instructively; instructiveness.

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