adjective \i-ˈvä-kə-tiv\

: bringing thoughts, memories, or feelings into the mind

Full Definition of EVOCATIVE

:  evoking or tending to evoke an especially emotional response <settings … so evocative that they bring tears to the eyes — Eric Malpass>
evoc·a·tive·ly adverb
evoc·a·tive·ness noun

Examples of EVOCATIVE

  1. He wrote a powerful and evocative biography.
  2. <the Italian-American restaurant is decorated in a manner evocative of the charming outdoor cafés in Italy>

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