Definition of Elaborative

1. a. Serving or tending to elaborate; constructing with labor and minute attention to details.



Definition of Elaborative

1. Adjective. Serving to elaborate. ¹

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Definition of Elaborative

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Elaborative

1. Serving or tending to elaborate; constructing with labour and minute attention to details. Elaborative faculty, the intellectual power of discerning relations and of viewing objects by means of, or in, relations; the discursive faculty; thought. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elaborative

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Literary usage of Elaborative

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1. Lectures on Metaphysics and Logic by William Hamilton, Henry Longueville Mansel, John Veitch (1870)
"THE elaborative FACULTY. - JUDGMENT AND REASONING. IN our last Lecture. ... Considering the elaborative Faculty as a mean of judgment ..."

2. Poetry as a Representative Art: An Essay in Comparative Aesthetics by George Lansing Raymond (1899)
"... if the Tendency in Figurative Language, it becomes Ornate —Didactic Alloy explains, and appeals to the elaborative Faculty, not the Imagination—Rhetoric ..."

3. The Elements of Psychology: A Text-book by David Jayne Hill (1888)
"This is called elaborative Knowledge. (4) Finally, we have a fourth kind of knowledge that is not acquired by any of these modes, but is obtained by stating ..."

4. Wish and Will: An Introduction to the Psychology of Desire and Volition by George Lyon Turner (1880)
"elaborative.—Of the elaborative Faculty we may speak almost as briefly as of the ... It is, truly—what would be suggested by the very term 'elaborative'—the ..."

5. The Metaphysics of Sir William Hamilton by William Hamilton (1872)
".CEE elaborative FACULTY. —THE PRIMUM COGNITUM. — JUDGMENT AND REASONING. What does Language originate in? — I. proceed now to a very curious question, ..."

6. The History of Civilisation in Scotland by John Mackintosh (1896)
"... which thus confer on it greater compass and intensity; the imagination of the passions, and so on.27 He discusses the elaborative faculty—comparison, ..."

7. The Orator's Manual: A Practical and Philosophical Treatise on Vocal Culture by George Lansing Raymond (1910)
"elaborative Style. The long sentence and climax. Terminal Stress (§ 101) gliding into Median (§ 102) wherever the speaker begins to feel the Drift (§ 154) ..."

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