Definition of Orective
1. orectic [adj] - See also: orectic
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Literary usage of Orective
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Intuitions of the Mind Inductively Investigated by James McCosh (1882)
"... under the name of the Will, or the Feelings, or the orective or Motive Powers ; they may perhaps be best designated as the Motive and Moral Powers, ..."
2. German Psychology of To-day: The Empirical School by Théodule Ribot, James McCosh (1886)
"... out and exposed to such qualities ensation, association, phantasy, memory, reminiscence, } reason active and passive, besides orective or motive ««. ..."
3. First and Fundamental Truths: Being a Treatise on Metaphysics by James McCosh (1889)
"... H. "Having treated of the Cognitive Powers in Vol.1., I am in this to unfold the characteristics of the Motive Powers, as they are called the orective, ..."
4. Psychology, the Motive Powers, Emotions, Conscience, Will by James McCosh (1887)
"Having treated of the cognitive powers in Vol. I., I am in this to unfold the characteristics of the motive powers, as they are called the orective, ..."
5. What is the Bible?: An Inquiry Into the Origin and Nature of the Old and New by George Trumbull Ladd (1888)
"... etc., concluding with a discussion of the Comparative Powers. The second volume treats of the Motive Powers, as they are called, the orective, ..."