how to pronounce emotive

/ɪˈmoʊtɪv/

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The above transcription of emotive is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

emotive is pronounced in three syllables

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ɪmoʊtɪv

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An example use of emotive in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… often had an emotive quality and he …”

meanings of emotive

adjective:

  1. Expressing an emotion.
  2. Of or relating to emotion.
  3. Appealing to the emotions.

noun:

  1. A word or construct that expresses an emotion.

words that rhyme with emotive

locomotiveautomotivemotive

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