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Origin of demonstrative
OTHER WORDS FROM demonstrative
Words nearby demonstrative
Example sentences from the Web for demonstrative
Grown-up giraffes just aren’t huggy, cuddling, demonstrative animals.Having more friends may help female giraffes live longer|Susan Milius|February 25, 2021|Science News
There is something about a clown that stays with people: the bright colors, their tendency to be demonstrative.Nightmares in Face Paint: Why We’ll Always Be Afraid of Clowns|Oliver Jones|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A decade ago, Junger says, he would not have departed from a strict journalistic style to be demonstrative about himself.
Walking with arms encircling waists, or such demonstrative tokens of love, are marks of low breeding.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
But perhaps you are a chemist, and proud, as most chemists are, of the accuracy attainable in that most demonstrative science.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
A cold reserve on Frederick's part had succeeded the demonstrative affection that had formerly existed between mother and son.
Asused here in its demonstrative meaning, to introduce a parenthetical clause.The Fatal Dowry|Philip Massinger
She was preternaturally animated and demonstrative at the station—your sex's little guileful way ever since the world began.Jaffery|William J. Locke