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  1. manifesting; showing clearly or conclusively.
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Origin of manifestative

1635–45; < Medieval Latin manifestātīvus, equivalent to Latin manifestāt(us) (see manifest, -ate1) + -īvus -ive
Related formsman·i·fes·ta·tive·ly, adverbun·man·i·fes·ta·tive, adjective
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Examples from the Web for manifestative

Historical Examples

  • Every student should observe how manifestative action of face and body always supports descriptive gesture.

    Browning and the Dramatic Monologue

    S. S. Curry

  • Manifestative pantomime centres in the eye or the face, but belongs to the whole body.