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os·ten·sive

 (ŏ-stĕn′sĭv)
adj.
Seeming or professed; ostensible.

[Late Latin ostēnsīvus, from Latin ostēnsus, past participle of ostendere, to show; see ostensible.]

os·ten′sive·ly adv.

ostensive

(ɒˈstɛnsɪv)
adj
1. (Logic) obviously or manifestly demonstrative
2. a less common word for ostensible
3. (Philosophy) philosophy (of a definition) given by demonstrative means, esp by pointing
[C17: from Late Latin ostentīvus, from Latin ostendere to show; see ostensible]
osˈtensively adv

os•ten•sive

(ɒˈstɛn sɪv)

adj.
1. clearly or manifestly demonstrative.
[1595–1605]
os•ten′sive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ostensive - manifestly demonstrative
instructive, informative - serving to instruct or enlighten or inform
2.ostensive - represented or appearing as such; pretended; "His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity"
counterfeit, imitative - not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince"

ostensive

adjective
Appearing as such but not necessarily so:
Translations

ostensive

[ɒˈstensɪv] ADJostensivo

ostensive

a. ostensivo-a, evidente, aparente.