from The Century Dictionary.
- Having the property of emancipating; serving to emancipate: as, emancipative knowledge.
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- adjective tending to set free
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This means that they are training their imaginative sympathy, -- a sovereign faculty which of all faculties is perhaps the most emancipative and expansive, -- and training it, as I can testify, with striking success; for the dramatic power which they display is remarkable, and can have been generated by nothing less than sympathetic insight into the feelings of the various historical personages and the possibilities of the various situations.
Growth is, in its essence, an emancipative process; and though it sometimes intensifies selfishness and widens the sphere of its activity, that is invariably due to its being one-sided and therefore inharmonious and unhealthy.
What is of supreme importance is that in cultivating his critical faculty with an almost intensive culture, while they starve, or at any rate leave untended, his more vital and more emancipative faculties of imagination and sympathy, our Great
This, coupled with erosion of livelihoods, not only increased women's vulnerability to abuse, but also undermined the emancipative gains women had made during the Soviet era.
It is an ideal still taught to its victims as "common sense" as opposed to the much more emancipative approach of ethno-historical consciousness and self-awareness.
Wealth tends to produce a syndrome of 'self-expressive' or 'emancipative' values that includes a stronger sense of individuality and greater tolerance for diversity. "