Definition of emotiveness in English:



See emotive

‘Given the complexity and the emotiveness of this issue, why didn't they manage to spend three seconds addressing such a crucial point.’
  • ‘But there is another side to discourse, a side that may often hide under the torrent of words and rhetoric, appearing only in the emotiveness of the vocabulary we use.’
  • ‘To my mind this rational, intellectual debate hasn't happened yet due primarily to the emotiveness of the issue.’
  • ‘The emotiveness of the press is not contradicted by the dispassionate statistics of the criminal returns.’



/əˈmōdivnəs/ /əˈmoʊdɪvnəs/