de·mon·stra·tive / diˈmänstrətiv/ • adj. 1. (of a person) tending to show feelings, esp. of affection, openly. 2. serving as conclusive evidence of something; giving proof: demonstrative evidence. ∎ involving demonstration, esp. by scientific means. 3. Gram. (of a determiner or pronoun) indicating the person or thing referred to (e.g., this, that, those). • n. Gram. a demonstrative determiner or pronoun. DERIVATIVES: de·mon·stra·tive·ly adv. de·mon·stra·tive·ness n.
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