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undemonstrative

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adjective un·de·mon·stra·tive \ˌən-di-ˈmän(t)-strə-tiv\

Simple Definition of undemonstrative

  • : not showing emotion or feelings in a free and open way : not demonstrative

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of undemonstrative

  1. :  restrained in expression of feeling :  reserved

undemonstratively adverb
undemonstrativeness noun

Examples of undemonstrative in a sentence

  1. His father was distant and undemonstrative.

  2. <an undemonstrative person by nature, he nevertheless loved his wife very much>



1836

First Known Use of undemonstrative

1836


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