demonstratively demonstratively

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a demonstrative manner

Usage(s):

  1. At the funeral of Rita Guay in Quebec three weeks ago, no one mourned more demonstratively than her husband Albert.
  2. I think his best option is to stay quiet on the issue and pressure them behind the scenes and only when they demonstratively buck him does he come out strong against them.
  3. But, having secured this token of subservience, Tokyo demonstratively renounced extraterritorial rights in China.

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  1. Merkel, a Lutheran pastor's daughter who grew up in communist East Germany, told a congress of her conservative Christian Democrats that "we must take care that mosque cupolas are not built demonstratively higher than church steeples".
    on Dec 6, 2007 By: Angela Merkel Source: Javno.hr

  2. President Shimon Peres told schoolchildren in the north that "the prime minister will be demonstratively absent from a meeting with one of the most evil and horrible people of modern history, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who lies through his teeth about the...
    on Sep 22, 2009 By: Shimon Peres Source: Ynetnews

  3. A spokesman for the President of the German Parliament Norbert Lammert described the crimes as "a new form of demonstrative violence, that nevertheless must be demonstratively acted against."
    on Dec 5, 2009 By: Norbert Lammert Source: Independent Online

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