Examples of instructive in a Sentence
an interesting and instructive lesson
an instructive demonstration of the proper way to pack a suitcase so your clothes don't arrive in a mess
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The importance of empathy and compassion is the instructive lesson of the Christmas story and is the foundation of almost every religion.
There were countless local gigs, many thankless, but all instructive.
What happens in the Arizona election will be instructive.
Dallas Stars Last week: 12 (-2) Record: 17-13-1 Three tough losses to Nashville, St. Louis and Vegas, but that's instructive.
That experience should be instructive for Martin, who will have to blend a group of returning veterans from an 8-23 team last year with more talented young players who may or may not be prepared to live up to the hype.
See the quotes in the above story, which are all really instructive to the current thinking -- one of the most interesting things about this is lawmakers, even the avid hunters, genuinely have no idea what bump stocks are.
Whether or not Robb is merely attempting to piggyback off of the success of the alt-right with his latest media pushes, the town’s story is instructive for what a prominent white nationalist presence does to a place.
Looking at the kinds of storage that already exist is instructive in helping us see where storage is going to go, too.
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First Known Use of instructive
Synonymseducational, educative, enlightening, illuminating, informational, informatory, instructional, informative
Antonymsunenlightening, unilluminating, uninformative, uninstructive
Related Wordscomprehensive, copious, detailed, full; communicatory, edifying, elucidative, explanatory; chatty, gossipy, newsy; availing, beneficial, constructive, helpful, profitable; practical, serviceable, usable (also useable), useful, worthwhile
Near Antonymsimpractical, unhelpful, unusable, useless
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