Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun indicative

1 sense of indicative

Sense 1
indicative mood, indicative, declarative mood, declarative, common mood, fact mood -- (a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact)
       => mood, mode, modality -- (verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker)

Antonyms of adj indicative

1 of 2 senses of indicative

Sense 2
indicative, indicatory, revelatory, significative, suggestive -- ((usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly; "actions indicative of fear")

INDIRECT (VIA revealing) -> concealing -- (covering or hiding; "the concealing darkness"; "concealing curtains prevented discovery")

Similarity of adj indicative

2 senses of indicative

Sense 1
indicative, declarative -- (relating to the mood of verbs that is used simple in declarative statements; "indicative mood")

Sense 2
indicative, indicatory, revelatory, significative, suggestive -- ((usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly; "actions indicative of fear")
       => revealing (vs. concealing) -- (showing or making known; "her dress was scanty and revealing")

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