Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being emotive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Susceptibility to emotion.

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  • noun The condition of being emotive

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Examples

  • I don't think Rummenigge's language was helpful and don't believe in issuing threats, but if you strip away the emotiveness of it I have to agree with him, he said.

    Richard Scudamore: Fifa must act to ease rising tensions within game

  • Cool as a matter of political temperament—"Maybe after eight years of George W. Bush stubbornness, on the heels of eight years of Clinton emotiveness, we need to send out for ice," approved USA Today's Ruben Navarrette that October.

    The President of Contempt

  • It could be the emotiveness of the subject worries teachers, or it raises difficult moral challenges and questions.

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  • Like with South Park,their choice of a rough, handmadeaestheticis totally outside the box and at first would seem tohinderthe emotiveness of characters and mass appeal.

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  • DIRECTION: Along with the improved character emotiveness, the second biggest change is the direction of the cutscenes and pace of the game.

    The Geek6 mini-review of Mass Effect 2

  • It could be the emotiveness of the subject worries teachers, or it raises difficult moral challenges and questions.

    a mish mash of holocaust flim flam

  • A messy case of underage sex and the life of fugitives - both victim and perpetrator, pursued their whole life by what happened in 1977 - has the potential to become a diplomatic row of such complexity and emotiveness that it's hard to see how Polanski stands a chance.

    Smoking Guns and the Morality of Parliamentary Privilege

  • A messy case of underage sex and the life of fugitives - both victim and perpetrator, pursued their whole life by what happened in 1977 - has the potential to become a diplomatic row of such complexity and emotiveness that it's hard to see how Polanski stands a chance.

    The strange case of Roman Polanski

  • A messy case of underage sex and the life of fugitives - both victim and perpetrator, pursued their whole life by what happened in 1977 - has the potential to become a diplomatic row of such complexity and emotiveness that it's hard to see how Polanski stands a chance.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • Maybe after eight years of George W. Bush stubbornness, on the heels of eight years of Clinton emotiveness, we need to send out for ice.

    Barack Obama, icy cool under fire

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