Definition of appraisive in English:



  • See appraise

    • ‘The appraisive audience must have some knowledge of it, as well.’
    • ‘Typically we distinguish between two senses of respect: a sense of respect that has been termed ‘recognition respect’ and a sense of respect which has been termed ‘appraisive respect.’’
    • ‘It's argued that agents' co-authorship of this order is a further source of self-respect; this is not the same as (appraisive) respect for their achievements or contributions, but respect for their personal autonomy as expressed dynamically through the media of social interaction.’
    • ‘He asks the crucial question, ‘What can be done to make education more critical, more creative, more caring, and more appraisive of its own procedures?’’