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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French démonstratif

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AdjectiveEdit

demonstrative (comparative more demonstrative, superlative most demonstrative)

  1. that serves to demonstrate, show or prove
    • Hooker
      an argument necessary and demonstrative
  2. given to open displays of emotion
  3. (grammar) that specifies the thing or person referred to

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NounEdit

 
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demonstrative (plural demonstratives)

  1. (grammar) A demonstrative word
    1. A demonstrative adjective.
    2. A demonstrative pronoun.

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GermanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

demonstrative

  1. inflected form of demonstrativ

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dēmonstrātīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of dēmonstrātīvus

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