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ostensive


adjective

  1. clearly or manifestly demonstrative.
  2. ostensible.

adjective

  1. obviously or manifestly demonstrative
  2. a less common word for ostensible
  3. philosophy (of a definition) given by demonstrative means, esp by pointing

adj.c.1600, from Late Latin ostensivus “showing,” from Latin ostensus, past participle of ostendere “to show” (see ostensible).

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