evocative

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adjective evoc·a·tive \i-ˈvä-kə-tiv\

Definition of evocative

  1. :  evoking or tending to evoke an especially emotional response <settings … so evocative that they bring tears to the eyes — Eric Malpass>

evocatively

adverb

evocativeness

noun

Examples of evocative in a sentence

  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>

1657

First Known Use of evocative

1657


EVOCATIVE Defined for English Language Learners

evocative

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adjective evoc·a·tive \i-ˈvä-kə-tiv\

Definition of evocative for English Language Learners

  • : bringing thoughts, memories, or feelings into the mind



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