Hortative vs Hortatively - What's the difference?

hortative | hortatively |


As an adjective hortative

is (comparable) urging, exhorting, or encouraging.

As a noun hortative

is (grammar) a mood or class of imperative subjunctive moods of a verb for giving strong encouragement.

As an adverb hortatively is

in a hortative way.

hortative

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (comparable) Urging, exhorting, or encouraging.
  • * 1854 , "The Preaching Required by the Times" (Editorial), The National Magazine , New York, vol. 4, no. 1 (Jan.), pp. 79-80.
  • The ministration of these oracles from the pulpit is to be reformed from any of its factitious peculiarities, and made again what it was among the apostles and their immediate successors—earnest, simple, powerful address—hortative talk, if we may so call it.
  • (grammar, not comparable) Of a mood or class of imperative subjunctive moods of a verb for giving strong encouragement.
  • Synonyms

    * (giving strong encouragement) hortatory, supportive * (of a mood of a verb) cohortative, exhortative, hortatory

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (grammar) A mood or class of imperative subjunctive moods of a verb for giving strong encouragement.
  • Synonyms

    * (mood of an imperative verb) cohortative, exhortative

    See also

    * jussive

    hortatively

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a hortative way.