interrogative

[ in-tuh-rog-uh-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF interrogative

Synonyms for interrogative

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Calendar paused, interrogative; Kirkwood remained interested but silent.

The accent was interrogative, although it was plain that only one answer was expected.

But coming out of my stateroom with an interrogative “Mr. Jacobus?”

What Inflection is placed on the Interrogative sentence in Par.

At last, he caught the idea of location—but it was location in the interrogative!

She knew by the change of his look, interrogative, amused, incredulous.

Not that the great word of words—affirmative or interrogative—was spoken then or there.

How does the interrogative form of the sentence give it vividness?

He was a sharp child, interrogative in mind, and extremely loquacious.

This interrogative conjecture was probably too near the truth.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, from Late Latin interrogativus "pertaining to a question," from Latin interrogat-, past participle stem of interrogare (see interrogation) + -ive.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INTERROGATIVE

inquiring

adjectivewondering, curious
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