Of or pertaining to exhortation hortatory
- giving powerful reassurance
- Of or regarding exhortation; hortatory.
early 15c., from Late Latin exhortatorius, from Latin exhortari (see exhort).
(a.) Of or regarding exhortation; hortatory.
Appointed superintendent of the cathedral school of his native city, he taught with such success as to attract pupils from all parts of France, and powerfully contributed to diffuse an interest in the study of logic and metaphysics, and to introduce that dialectic development of theology which is designated the scholastic. The earliest of his writings of which we have any record is an Exhortatory Discourse to the hermits of his district, written at their own request and for their spiritual edification.