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Adjective: demonstrative  du'món-stru-tiv
  1. Serving to demonstrate
    - illustrative
  2. Given to or marked by the open expression of emotion
    "an affectionate and demonstrative family"
Noun: demonstrative  du'món-stru-tiv
  1. A pronoun that points out an intended referent
    - demonstrative pronoun

Derived forms: demonstratives

See also: effusive, epideictic, epideictical, gushing, gushy, informative, instructive, unreserved

Type of: pronoun

Antonym: undemonstrative

Encyclopedia: Demonstrative