ex·​pos·​i·​tive ik-ˈspä-zə-tiv How to pronounce expositive (audio)

Examples of expositive in a Sentence

the writer's descriptions are objectively expositive and entirely without editorialization

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of expositive was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Expositive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expositive. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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