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Synonyms for demonstrative

Synonyms for demonstrative

a pronoun that points out an intended referent

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given to or marked by the open expression of emotion

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serving to demonstrate

References in classic literature ?
Christie's escort was a good-natured young banker, shrewd enough to avoid demonstrative attentions, and lucky enough to interest her during the ride with his clear and half- humorous reflections on some of the business speculations of the day.
Chance travellers might praise or pet him; but he was cold under it all, and from a too demonstrative man he would get up and walk away.
The dog became at once wildly demonstrative, half strangling himself in his collar, his eyes and tongue hanging out in the excess of his incomprehensible affection for me.
It's difficult enough, but we shall not want him to part with his leg this time.' Which Clennam interpreted to the patient, who was full of gratitude, and, in his demonstrative way, kissed both the interpreter's hand and the surgeon's several times.
Jellyby," pursued the lady, always speaking in the same demonstrative, loud, hard tone, so that her voice impressed my fancy as if it had a sort of spectacles on too--and I may take the opportunity of remarking that her spectacles were made the less engaging by her eyes being what Ada called "choking eyes," meaning very prominent--"Mrs.
'You will restrain any demonstrative championship or vengeance in this place, of course, Mr.
But White Fang was not demonstrative. He was too old, too firmly moulded, to become adept at expressing himself in new ways.
Belle, being of the demonstrative sort, smiled and nodded, drew up her chair, and began a whispered account of Trix's last quarrel with Tom.
I am surprised that no one has advanced this demonstrative case of neuter insects, against the well-known doctrine of Lamarck.
Bounderby supreme satisfaction to instal himself in this snug little estate, and with demonstrative humility to grow cabbages in the flower-garden.
According to Frege, neither demonstratives nor indexicals are singular terms; only a demonstrative (indexical) together with "circumstances accompanying its utterance" has sense and singular reference.
It is these languages for which he describes the demonstratives. The languages are fragmentarily attested, preserved only in written records, primarily inscriptions.
The book is composed of seven chapters (including the introduction and conclusion), tackling the following issues: proper names, indexicals, definite descriptions, and complex demonstratives. The list of references and an index conclude the book.
Nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, demonstratives, numerals, classifiers, adpositions, auxiliaries, adverbs, conjunctions, interrogatives, particles, and interjections are distinguished.