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English Dictionary: demonstrative pronoun by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
demonstrative pronoun
n
  1. a pronoun that points out an intended referent [syn: demonstrative pronoun, demonstrative]
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Demonstrative \De*mon"stra*tive\, a. [F. d[82]monstratif, L.
      demonstrativus.]
      1. Having the nature of demonstration; tending to
            demonstrate; making evident; exhibiting clearly or
            conclusively. [bd]Demonstrative figures.[b8] --Dryden.
  
                     An argument necessary and demonstrative. --Hooker.
  
      2. Expressing, or apt to express, much; displaying feeling or
            sentiment; as, her nature was demonstrative.
  
      3. Consisting of eulogy or of invective. [bd]Demonstrative
            eloquence.[b8] --Blair.
  
      {Demonstrative pronoun} (Gram.), a pronoun distinctly
            designating that to which it refers.
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