demonstration


demonstration

noun

Definition of DEMONSTRATION

1
a mass meeting for the purpose of displaying or arousing support for a cause or person <disgruntled students organized a demonstration to protest the change in university policy>
Synonyms demo [British], demonstration
2
an outward and often exaggerated indication of something abstract (as a feeling) for effect <staged a grand demonstration of her love for her husband with a candlelight-and-champagne Valentine's Day dinner>
Related Words act, charade, facade (also fa├žade), front, guise, pretense (or pretence), put-on, semblance, simulation; affectation, pose, sham; betrayal, disclosure

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