Definition of Ostensively

1. adv. In an ostensive manner.



Definition of Ostensively

1. Adverb. (context: manner) In an ostensive manner. ¹

2. Adverb. (context: modal) Ostensibly. ¹

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Definition of Ostensively

1. [adv]

Medical Definition of Ostensively

1. In an ostensive manner. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ostensively

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ostemia
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ostensoria
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Literary usage of Ostensively

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Organon, Or: Logical Treatises, of Aristotle. With the Introduction of by Aristotle (1908)
"... and what is demonstrated per impossibile, may be also proved ostensively, as that A is with no E. For let it be supposed to be with a certain E, ..."

2. The Concept of Knowledge by Panayot Butchvarov (1970)
"A similar answer may be given to another surprising but not uncommon assumption: that terms for bodies cannot be ostensively explained because not all of ..."

3. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1921)
"W. My point is that you cannot teach the meaning of a word ostensively without the use of language. One can osten- sively define a proper name, ..."

4. Palaestra Logica by William Henry Forbes, Dennis Hird (1904)
"197 Reduce Baroko ostensively. All honest men are candid, Some lawyers are not candid ... ostensively. Some poets are not wise, All poets are geniuses, . •. ..."

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