Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Fitted to instruct; conveying knowledge.

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Usage examples "instructive":

  1. From this unhistorical, but highly instructive chapter, we learn the tendency to refer all Israel's legislation, whatever its origin, to Moses, and the further tendency to find a historical precedent, which no doubt once existed, for the details of the legislation. - "Introduction to the Old Testament", John Edgar McFadyen.
  2. She was referred for an answer to the Instructive books in Cole's Book Arcade. - "Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1", Edward William Cole.
  3. But sometimes a little mind is puzzled, as an instructive aside revealed a day or two ago. - "Lotus Buds", Amy Carmichael.