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A demonstrative person, I take it, is he who is desirous of speaking out what is in his heart.
CASTLE RICHMONDANTHONY TROLLOPE
He was a demonstrative young man, and he embraced Christy as though he had been a Frenchman, as soon as he reached the deck.
ON THE BLOCKADEOLIVER OPTIC
"Betty is so demonstrative," said Mrs. Rutherford to her niece, in a plaintive tone, when they were left alone.
EAST ANGELSCONSTANCE FENIMORE WOOLSON
Better be shy and cold than demonstrative and gushing, like Maude.
GRETCHENMARY J. HOLMES
However, that is not a demonstrative reason against astrology.
Aristotle also uses the term for the science of probable reasoning as opposed to demonstrative reasoning (άποδεικτική).
Jack gave a demonstrative jerk of the elbow, meant to indicate a vacant seat on his further side.
AN AMBITIOUS WOMANEDGAR FAWCETT
She was not a demonstrative old woman, but she was good to me; she, of course, had been very good to me.
WILD HEATHERL. T. MEADE
To-day he is cool to you, but yesterday he was anxious to see you, and was so demonstrative that his friends were jealous of you.
What was the manner of the crowd at that time as to their being boisterous or demonstrative?

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