What is another word for Ostensively?

86 synonyms found


[ ɒstˈɛnsɪvli], [ ɒstˈɛnsɪvli], [ ɒ_s_t_ˈɛ_n_s_ɪ_v_l_i]

How to use "Ostensively" in context?

The verb "Ostensively" means in an ostensive manner. An ostensive verb is one that portrays an attitude or conveys a message by making a physical or verbal show of something. In order to use ostensively, you must first have an ostensive noun. ostensive nouns are things, events, or concepts that act as the subjects of the verb. Some common ostensive nouns are "this," "these," "that," "these," "these," and "those."

To ostensively show interest in something, you might say "Nate is ostensively looking at you.

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