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ostensive (adj.)

c. 1600, in logic, "setting forth a general principle by virtue of which a proposition must be true," from Late Latin ostensivus "showing," from Latin ostens-, past-participle stem of ostendere "to show" (see ostensible). Related: Ostensively.

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Definitions of ostensive

ostensive (adj.)
manifestly demonstrative;
ostensive (adj.)
represented or appearing as such; pretended;
Synonyms: ostensible
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