Definition of Personative

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Personative

personalizing
personall
personally
personalness
personals
personalties
personalty
personas
personas non grata
personated
personates
personating
personation
personations
personative (current term)
personator
personators
personeities
personeity
personhood
personhoods
personifacation
personifacations
personification
personifications
personified
personifier
personifiers
personifies

Literary usage of Personative

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by National Speech Arts Association (1893)
"If the words are not words of personation, we should not personate at all ; if they are personative words, the extent of dramatic action will depend upon ..."

2. Practical Elements of Elocution by Robert Irving Fulton, Thomas Clarkson Trueblood, James Whitford Bashford (1903)
"... terms "dramatic identification," which we here give in substance and place as our fourth limitation : We may use personative action when the intensity ..."

3. The Musical World (1851)
"... a sort of personative part which affords him opportunity for considerable tact in rapid change of dress and character ; Mr. Leigh Murray is the ..."

4. Works by Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society, William Hewson, George Gulliver, Sydenham Society (1857)
"St. Augustine thus disposes of their mythological im- personative application: "Jam u tique habebat ..."

5. Study & Stage: A Year-book of Criticism by William Archer (1899)
"... not less in those pieces which are "dramatic and personative " than in those which may be taken as direct utterances of a mood or thought. ..."

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