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deictic

[ dahyk-tik ]SEE DEFINITION OF deictic

Synonyms for deictic

  • professed
  • ostensible
  • ostensive
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WORD ORIGIN

1828, from Latinized form of Greek deiktikos "able to show," from deiktos "shown," verbal adjective from deiknynai "to show" (see diction).

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demonstrating

adjectiveshowing definitively
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