Definition of Evocative

1. Adjective. Serving to bring to mind. "A campaign redolent of machine politics"

Exact synonyms: Redolent, Remindful, Reminiscent, Resonant
Similar to: Aware, Mindful
Derivative terms: Evoke, Evoke, Reminisce, Reminiscence, Reminiscence



Definition of Evocative

1. a. Calling forth; serving to evoke; developing.

Definition of Evocative

1. Adjective. that evokes (brings to mind) a memory, mood or image; redolent or reminiscent ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Evocative

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Evocative

evite
evited
eviternal
eviternity
evites
eviting
evo
evo-devo
evocable
evocate
evocated
evocates
evocating
evocation
evocations
evocative (current term)
evocatively
evocativeness
evocativenesses
evocator
evocators
evoe
evohe
evoke
evoked
evoked potential
evoked potentials
evoked response
evoked response audiometry
evoker

Literary usage of Evocative

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Parallel Paths: A Study in Biology, Ethics, and Art by Thomas William Rolleston (1908)
"Strictly, therefore, we ought perhaps to call Literature neither a Presen- tative nor a Representative, but an evocative art. ..."

2. Wish and Will: An Introduction to the Psychology of Desire and Volition by George Lyon Turner (1880)
"evocative. Its first function is to rouse into action power that is dormant or latent. (a} In our bodily life, it is true, there is a physical restlessness, ..."

3. Buckle and His Critics: A Study in Sociology by John Mackinnon Robertson (1895)
"What is wrong is not the principle of evocative protection, ... What then was this " immense impulse" but a process of evocative protection by two prime ..."

4. Frederick James Furnivall: A Volume of Personal Record by John James Munro (1911)
"His creative power even surpassed his evocative one, witness the numerous societies which he beckoned into life ; sometimes a real, lasting, vigorous life, ..."

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