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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Serving to enlighten or inform.

Usage examples (37)
  • Elliot has a good and instructive story about a pilot he had met on an aircraft carrier.
  • "It Stinks!" is a way of encouraging readers to pay less attention, since even bad books can be bad in instructive ways.
  • What I find most instructive is how New Media folks are critical of his new media stance but pro to his anti-government stance.
  • In this matter of verbosity the example of Westminster is again instructive. for more
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