[ hawr-tuh-tiv ]
/ ˈhɔr tə tɪv /
Words nearby hortative
Origin of hortative
OTHER WORDS FROM hortativehor·ta·tive·ly, adverbun·hor·ta·tive, adjectiveun·hor·ta·tive·ly, adverb
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Hortative, hort′a-tiv, adj. inciting: encouraging: giving advice—also Hort′atory.
The Parson, under high excitement, rained his hortative oratory upon me.