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1. Serving to manifest or prove.
2. Involving or characterized by demonstration.
3. Given to or marked by the open expression of emotion: an affectionate and demonstrative family.
4. Grammar Specifying or singling out the person or thing referred to: the demonstrative pronouns these and that.
n. Grammar
A demonstrative pronoun or adjective.

de·mon′stra·tive·ly adv.
de·mon′stra·tive·ness n.
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Adv.1.demonstratively - in a demonstrative manner; "he greeted her demonstratively"


[dɪˈmɒnstrətɪvlɪ] ADVefusivamente, calurosamente
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The dog, a vivacious and amiable animal which for some inscrutable reason had bestowed his friendship on my unworthy self, rushed up the bank demonstratively and insinuated himself under my arm.
In this case, both the active and passive understanding of words is different from what it is when words are used demonstratively.
Thus it seems that we must maintain our distinction words used demonstratively describe and are intended to lead to sensations, while the same words used in narrative describe and are only intended to lead to images.
The language-habit consists not merely in the use of words demonstratively, but also in their use to express narrative or desire.
But these were pigmies against an army; the general assemblage subscribed to the gospel according to Slackbridge, and gave three cheers for him, as he sat demonstratively panting at them.
It struck Arthur that the noise began demonstratively far off, as though Mr Pancks sought to impress on any one who might happen to think about it, that he was working on from out of hearing.
Mr Fledgeby also took a chair, though less demonstratively, and by slow approaches removed his hand from his nose.
At the same time, despite opposition of the Ukrainian government, the Donbass militias are planning to organize their own elections in October and demonstratively introduce Russian currency in the region.
The vendor is a fast growing SMB networking solutions vendor that has demonstratively shown immense all-round activities of market penetration.
RCAF Pilot: It was very shocking and it does demonstrate that ISIS is demonstratively evil.
Nature starts to wake in Novruz and Azerbaijan people demonstratively celebrate it month ago.
The government had already taken fruitful initiatives and was also demonstratively committed to continue its struggle in this regard.