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hortative
adj. hortatory, encouraging, inciting; that serves to warn, serving to advise

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Hortative
The hortative (; abbreviated ) is a group of semantically similar deontic modalities in some languages. Hortative modalities encourage or urge. In English, there are seven hortative modalities: the adhortative, exhortative, suprahortative, cohortative, dehortative, inhortative, and infrahortative. They differ by intensity, attitude (for or against) and in the case of the cohortative, person.

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hortative

Adjective
1. giving strong encouragement
(synonym) exhortative, exhortatory, hortatory
(similar) encouraging


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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Hortative
(n.)
An exhortation.
  
 
(a.)
Giving exhortation; advisory; exhortative.
  

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hortative
adj.
صلاح کار, ناصح, تقويت دہ



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