giving information; instructive: an informative book.
- Also in·form·a·to·ry [in-fawr-muh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]. /ɪnˈfɔr məˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/.
- in·form·a·tive·ly, adverb
- in·form·a·tive·ness, noun
- non·in·for·ma·tive, adjective
- non·in·for·ma·tive·ly, adverb
- non·in·for·ma·tive·ness, noun
- un·in·form·a·tive, adjective
- un·in·form·a·tive·ly, adverb
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How to use informative in a sentence
Readers who want an overview of events on the night of the fire and a recounting of some of the main events in Notre Dame’s history may find her book useful and informative.Watching the flames burn Notre Dame, the spiritual heart of France | Elaine Sciolino | November 6, 2020 | Washington Post
Even so, much of the pandemic-fueled online offerings coming from local companies continue to prove entertaining and informative.
However, such studies are enormously informative about a disease, even one so well studied as covid-19.Dozens of volunteers will be deliberately infected with covid-19 in the UK | Charlotte Jee | October 20, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Captions provide informative facts about wildlife that will wow adults and children alike.Coffee table books that bring the wonders of our planet into your living room | PopSci Commerce Team | October 1, 2020 | Popular-Science
All I did was compare the titles being implemented for some informative health content.
As for the plodding, inky sycophants who fawned upon Mr. Cray's informativeness, Michael regarded them with horror and contempt.Sinister Street, vol. 1 | Compton Mackenzie
British Dictionary definitions for informative
providing information; instructive
- informatively, adverb
- informativeness, noun
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