PERFORMATIVE

adjective. designating an utterance whose very delivery achieves the stated objective of the speaker.

PERFORMATIVE: "Her performative statement left me speechless."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PERFORMATIVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/performative/ (accessed December 7, 2019).
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