emotive 1735, "causing movement," from L. emot-, pp. stem of emovere (see EMOTION (Cf. emotion)) + -IVE (Cf. -ive). Meaning "capable of emotion" is from 1881; that of "evoking emotions" is from 1923, originally in literary criticism.

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