Instructively
Instructive In*struct"ive, a. [Cf. F. instructif.] Conveying knowledge; serving to instruct or inform; as, experience furnishes very instructive lessons. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

In various talk the instructive hours they past. --Pope. -- {In*struct"ive*ly}, adv. -- {In*struct"ive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The pregnant instructiveness of the Scripture. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • instructively — instructive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ useful and informative. DERIVATIVES instructively adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • instructively — adverb see instructive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • instructively — See instructive. * * * …   Universalium

  • instructively — adverb In an instructive manner …   Wiktionary

  • instructively — adv. in an informative manner, educationally …   English contemporary dictionary

  • instructively — in·struc·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • instructively — adverb in an informative manner • Syn: ↑informatively • Ant: ↑uninstructively, ↑uninformatively (for: ↑informatively) • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • instructive — instructively, adv. instructiveness, n. /in struk tiv/, adj. 1. serving to instruct or inform; conveying instruction, knowledge, or information; enlightening. 2. Gram. noting a case, as in Finnish, whose distinctive function is to indicate means… …   Universalium

  • informatively — adverb in an informative manner • Syn: ↑instructively • Ant: ↑uninstructively (for: ↑instructively), ↑uninformatively • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • instructive — adjective Date: 1611 carrying a lesson ; enlightening • instructively adverb • instructiveness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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