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Webster 1913 Edition


Instructive

In-struct′ive

,
Adj.
[Cf. F.
instructif
.]
Conveying knowledge; serving to instruct or inform;
as, experience furnishes very
instructive
lessons
.
Addison.
In-struct′ive-ly
,
adv.
In-struct′ive-ness
,
Noun.
The pregnant
instructiveness
of the Scripture.
Boyle.

Webster 1828 Edition


Instructive

INSTRUCT'IVE

,
Adj.
Conveying knowledge; serving to instruct or inform. Affliction furnishes very instructive lessons.

Definition 2022


instructive

instructive

English

Adjective

instructive (comparative more instructive, superlative most instructive)

  1. Conveying knowledge, information or instruction.
    Well, that was an instructive lesson.

Synonyms

  • (Conveying knowledge, information or instruction): informative

Translations

Noun

instructive (plural instructives)

  1. (linguistics) A case in the Finnish language. It expresses the means or the instrument used to perform an action.

Translations


French

Adjective

instructive

  1. feminine singular of instructif