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Expressing or containing comments or judgements.‘headlines are sometimes commentative rather than factual’
evaluative, analytic, analytical, interpretative, expository, commentative, explanatory, explicative, elucidativeView synonyms
- ‘She was undoubtedly largely responsible for the early widening of Dewey's philosophic interests from the commentative and classical to the field of contemporary life.’
- ‘Even though he openly based his work on everyday advertising and 'commercial art' his use of it was usually commentative.’
- ‘Speaking of sharp wit, this is Randy at his commentative best.’
- ‘It contains a monograph on Richardson, a critical essay on Jane Austen, and a number of less formal but even more interesting commentative papers upon various English and foreign writers.’
- ‘Harvey's poster at his desk is at eye-level when he sits at his laptop to whack out his rigorously researched, deeply commentative pieces.’
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