Adjective "informative" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Providing useful or interesting information.
  1. 'This book is deeply interesting to read while still being informative and instructive.'
  2. 'It is an informative summary and a useful educative tool, saying all the right things that a beginner needs to know.'
  3. 'Really good magazine illustration should both stand up as a work of art in its own right and as an informative part of the article.'
  4. 'The eviction similarly feels too didactic to be dramatic and too staged to be convincingly informative.'
  5. 'Thanks again for this very informative series of articles and the ensuing debate.'
  6. 'The seminar should prove very informative and is free to anyone who is interested.'
  7. 'With a background such as this his lecture should be both interesting and informative.'
  8. 'Almost all of these reports or commentaries are interesting and informative.'
  9. 'The approach in this article was interesting and informative for people of all ages.'
  10. 'It was interesting and informative without being in the least bit moving.'


1. giving information; instructive: an informative book.

More examples(as adjective)

"trips can be informative for people."

"texts can be informative without things."

"pictures can be informative in ways."

"parents can be informative as people."

"magazines can be informative of things."

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Late Middle English (in the sense ‘formative, giving life or shape’): from medieval Latin informativus, from Latin informare ‘give form to, instruct’ (see inform).