Demonstrative meaning

dĭ-mŏnstrə-tĭv
A demonstrative pronoun or adjective.
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(grammar) A demonstrative pronoun.
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Pointing out; specifying.

“this” is a demonstrative pronoun.

adjective
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Involving or characterized by demonstration.
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The definition of demonstrative is someone who is prone to showing affection or emotion, or something that serves as a demonstration or as conclusive evidence and proof.

A person who is hugging and cuddling all the time is an example of someone who is demonstrative.

An experiment that shows how gravity works is an example of a demonstrative experiment.

Research the provides solid proof of something is an example of demonstrative proof.

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(grammar) A demonstrative adjective.
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Serving to manifest or prove.
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Given to or marked by the open expression of emotion.

An affectionate and demonstrative family.

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Specifying or singling out the person or thing referred to.

The demonstrative pronouns these and that .

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That demonstrates or shows; illustrative.
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Giving convincing evidence or conclusive proof.
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Having to do with demonstration.
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Showing feelings openly and frankly.
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A demonstrative pronoun or adjective.
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Given to open displays of emotion.
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(grammar) That specifies the thing or person referred to.
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That serves to demonstrate, show or prove.
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Origin of demonstrative

  • From Middle French démonstratif

    From Wiktionary