hortatory

adjective
hor·​ta·​to·​ry | \ ˈhȯr-tə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce hortatory (audio) \

Definition of hortatory

: hortative, exhortatory hortatory sermons

First Known Use of hortatory

1576, in the meaning defined above

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