Synonyms for suggestive

Grammar : Adj
Spell : suh g-jes-tiv, suh-
Phonetic Transcription : səgˈdʒɛs tɪv, sə-

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Définition of suggestive

Origin :
  • 1630s, "conveying a hint," from suggest + -ive. Specifically as a faintly euphemistic reference to proposals of indecent behavior, from 1888. Related: Suggestively; suggestiveness.
  • adj signifying
  • adj dirty, vulgar
Example sentences :
  • His whole appearance was suggestive of the shady side of life.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • Applied to the literary history of a race, this principle is suggestive.
  • Extract from : « The American Mind » by Bliss Perry
  • Such aberration can only be explained by suggestive influence on the part of men.
  • Extract from : « The Sexual Question » by August Forel
  • A hypnotizer may abuse his suggestive power to exploit the love of the hypnotized.
  • Extract from : « The Sexual Question » by August Forel
  • All things in which there is opposition or proportion are suggestive of reflection.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • Its name is suggestive of Columbia, and our country is often called by that name.
  • Extract from : « Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia » by Various
  • Thrasymachus, I said to him, excellent man, how suggestive are your remarks!
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • But I will proceed to the other speech, which, as I think, is also suggestive to students of rhetoric.
  • Extract from : « Phaedrus » by Plato
  • I could feel its every motion with startling and suggestive distinctness.
  • Extract from : « The Universal Reciter » by Various
  • So insatiable a thing it is and so suggestive of mad fantasy.
  • Extract from : « The Symposium » by Xenophon

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