noun see evocative

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • evocativeness — noun ( es) : evocative quality the enormous evocativeness of the picture and its curious feeling of timelessness R.M.Coates * * * evocˈativeness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑evoke …   Useful english dictionary

  • evocativeness — See evocatively. * * * …   Universalium

  • evocativeness — noun The state or condition of being evocative …   Wiktionary

  • evocativeness — n. quality of being evocative, quality of tending to evoke, quality of tending to summon or call forth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • evocativeness — evoc·a·tive·ness …   English syllables

  • evocative — adjective Date: 1657 evoking or tending to evoke an especially emotional response < settings…so evocative that they bring tears to the eyes Eric Malpass > • evocatively adverb • evocativeness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • evocative — evocatively, adv. evocativeness, n. /i vok euh tiv, i voh keuh /, adj. tending to evoke: The perfume was evocative of spring. [1650 60; < L evocativus, equiv. to evocat(us) (see EVOKE, ATE1) + ivus IVE] * * * …   Universalium

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