exhortatory

adjective ex·hor·ta·to·ry \ ig-ˈzȯr-tə-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of exhortatory

:using exhortation :exhortative
  • an exhortatory appeal

First Known Use of exhortatory

15th century


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