emotive


emo·tive

adjective \i-ˈmō-tiv\

: of or relating to emotions

: causing strong emotions for or against something

Full Definition of EMOTIVE

1
:  of or relating to the emotions
2
:  appealing to or expressing emotion <the emotive use of language>
emo·tive·ly adverb
emo·tiv·i·ty \i-ˌmō-ˈti-və-tē, ˌē-ˌmō-\ noun

First Known Use of EMOTIVE

1830

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