What does the word instructive mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • INSTRUCTIVELY.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Fitted to instruct; conveying knowledge.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Edward William Cole
  3. But sometimes a little mind is puzzled, as an instructive aside revealed a day or two ago. – Lotus Buds by Amy Carmichael
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