[duh-mon-struh-tiv] /dəˈmɒn strə tɪv/
characterized by or given to open exhibition or expression of one’s emotions, attitudes, etc., especially of love or affection:
She wished her fiancé were more demonstrative.
serving to ; explanatory or illustrative.
serving to prove the truth of anything; indubitably conclusive.
Grammar. indicating or singling out the thing referred to. This is a demonstrative pronoun.
Grammar. a demonstrative word, as this or there.
tending to manifest or express one’s feelings easily or unreservedly
(postpositive) foll by of. serving as proof; indicative
involving or characterized by demonstration: a demonstrative lecture
conclusive; indubitable: demonstrative arguments
(grammar) denoting or belonging to a class of determiners used to point out the individual referent or referents intended, such as this, that, these, and those Compare interrogative, relative
(grammar) a demonstrative word or construction
late 14c., “characterized by logic, based on logic,” from Old French démonstratif (14c.), from Latin demonstrativus “pointing out, demonstrating,” from past participle stem of demonstrare (see demonstration). Grammatical sense, “pointing out the thing referred to,” is mid-15c. Meaning “given to outward expressions of feelings” is from 1819. Demonstrative pronoun is late 16c.
[dih-nom-uh-ney-shuh-nl] /dɪˌnɒm əˈneɪ ʃə nl/ adjective 1. of or relating to a or . 2. founded, sponsored, or controlled by a particular religious or sect: denominational schools. 3. limited, conditioned, originating in, or influenced by the beliefs, attitudes, or interests of a religious sect, political party, etc.: denominational prejudice. /ˌnɒndɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃənəl/ adjective 1. not of or […]
[dih-nom-uh-ney-shuh-nl] /dɪˌnɒm əˈneɪ ʃə nl/ adjective 1. of or relating to a or . 2. founded, sponsored, or controlled by a particular religious or sect: denominational schools. 3. limited, conditioned, originating in, or influenced by the beliefs, attitudes, or interests of a religious sect, political party, etc.: denominational prejudice. adj. also nondenominational, 1893, from non- […]
[non-dens] /nɒnˈdɛns/ adjective, Mathematics. 1. .
[den-si-tee] /ˈdɛn sɪ ti/ noun, plural densities. 1. the state or quality of being dense; compactness; closely set or crowded condition. 2. stupidity; slow-wittedness; obtuseness. 3. the number of inhabitants, dwellings, or the like, per unit area: The commissioner noted that the population density of certain city blocks had fallen dramatically. 4. Physics. mass per […]