Hortatory in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Hortatory

supportive; encouraging

Examples of Hortatory in a sentence

The coach gave his players a hortatory speech to inspire them to play well.  🔊

Since the president’s speech about the economy wasn’t very hortatory, people had little reason to be hopeful about their finances.  🔊

The hortatory gift of a personalized nameplate made me feel welcome at my new job.  🔊

At the close of his sermon, the minister made a hortatory plea to encourage his parishioners to donate to a nearby homeless shelter.  🔊

Right before the big exam, our teacher gave a hortatory pep talk praising our academic abilities.  🔊

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