evaluative evaluative

Definition(s):

  • (adj) exercising or involving careful evaluations

Usage(s):

  1. Gossip evaluative social chat about another person may not be so nefarious when one desires to protect someone from harm.
  2. Comedy is a taxonomic term here, not evaluative.
  3. With respect to the exercise of critical evaluative judgment, however, groups have clear advantages over autonomous individuals.

News

  • Ranking Every NBA Team's Starting 5

    As sports fans, we love to analyze how teams stack up on paper. It may not be the best evaluative measure of a team's prosperity, but lineup statistics and past trends can often be indicative of success and failure. What follows is the summer's second edition of the starting five power rankings. For reference, here is version 1.0 .  With rosters largely filled out, these rankings should provide ...
    on August 6, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "After meeting with everyone, getting all the appropriate feedback and going through the entire evaluative process, I made a decision I believe is the best for my future and that is to remain eligible for the NBA Draft," said Hawes in a statement.
    on Jun 18, 2007 By: Spencer Hawes Source: KING5.com (subscription)

  2. "The Board of Regents just came out of a closed session, where we just had a full, frank and candid discussion of the evaluative process," Regent President Michael Gartner said. "We continue to be in the evaluative process, and we have...
    on Jun 17, 2007 By: Michael Gartner Source: Iowa City Press Citizen

  3. "We will, as we always do with what's going on in our game, be evaluative, self-reflective and we will have a good, candid discussion," Bettman said.
    on Jan 24, 2009 By: Gary Bettman Source: ESPN

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