What is another word for indicative?

Pronunciation: [ɪndˈɪkətˌɪv] (IPA)

When looking for synonyms for the word "indicative," there are a number of options to choose from. One possible synonym is "representative," which invokes the idea that something is standing in for or symbolizing a larger group or concept. Another choice might be "suggestive," which implies that something hints at or implies something else, without necessarily stating it outright. "Demonstrative" is a synonym that implies showing or indicating through physical gestures or actions, while "diagnostic" suggests a more specific type of indication that is meant to help identify a particular problem or issue. Other possible synonyms for "indicative" might include "evocative," "significant," or "revealing.

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What are the opposite words for indicative?

Indicative is a word that is used to describe something that is indicative or suggestive of something else. Its antonyms would be words that are the opposite of indicative. Some antonyms for indicative include unimpressive, unconvincing, irrelevant, inconclusive, and misleading. When something is unimpressive, it doesn't indicate anything of signification. Unconvincing means that there is not enough evidence to support the case. Irrelevant indicates something that is not related to the topic. Inconclusive means that a conclusion cannot be drawn. Finally, misleading shows that something is misleading or gives false information. By knowing the antonyms for indicative, you expand your vocabulary and the understanding of contrasting words.

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Usage examples for Indicative

No interment, baptism, or betrothal takes place in Russia without these tiny flames indicative of the presence of the Holy Spirit; and thus it is that the humblest cabin of the peasant or city laborer supports one ever-burning lamp before some hallowed and saintly picture.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
Then, with a shrug of his shoulders and a wave of his hand indicative of disgust, he slips quietly out.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
Their complexion is tawny, their eyes large and black, and their expression, when not indicative of discontent, is innocent and wondering as that of a child.
"A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas"
Fanny Loviot

Famous quotes with Indicative

  • For instance, it's a little better now than it was two or three years ago, but something like 70% of the poems I receive seem to be written in the present indicative.
    Peter Davison
  • I have no distributor... it is indicative to me that there are these pockets of players and collectors all over. You should see the correspondence I get from over the world letting me know how significant they think I am. I know that wherever I go, I am well received.
    Bill Dixon
  • Did you know that the word "tsunami," which is now being used worldwide, is a Japanese word? This is indicative of the extent to which Japan has been subject to frequent tsunami disasters in the past.
    Junichiro Koizumi
  • I basically sat down for a month, with all the Sun stuff I could find and just picked out my favorites. I didn't think that they were indicative of '54 to '57, although I tried to stay within that period.
    Brian Setzer
  • How anybody dresses is indicative of his self-concept. If students are dirty and ragged, it indicates they are not interested in tidying up their intellects either.
    S Hayakawa

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