Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining or tending to eruption.

Share it on:

Usage examples "eruptive":

  1. Those having eruptive diseases should be confined to their rooms as long as the scales continue to separate from the body. - "Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools", Francis M. Walters, A.M..
  2. Spain, which never had a complete social system and has unfolded her life and her art by spiritual convulsions, according as men of strength and action have come bursting forth, today feels herself ruined in her eruptive life, and longs to compete with other countries in their love for the commonplace and well- regulated and in their abhorrence for individuality. - "Cæsar or Nothing", Pío Baroja Baroja.
  3. They had a brief, eruptive interview in the passage. - "Joanna Godden", Sheila Kaye-Smith.