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 Meanings and Examples of DEMONSTRATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  proof; act of showing or making evident
Classic Sentence: (67 in 5 pages)
1  It might be partly owing to the studied austerity of her dress, and partly to the lack of demonstration in her manners.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
2  He had taken up the poker again; without which, I doubt if he could have proceeded in his demonstration.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VII
3  My heart failed me when I saw him squaring at me with every demonstration of mechanical nicety, and eyeing my anatomy as if he were minutely choosing his bone.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XI
4  I kept an eye on Orlick after that night, and, whenever circumstances were favorable to his dancing at Biddy, got before him to obscure that demonstration.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XVII
5  I thanked her, without making any demonstration of joy, lest it should induce her to withdraw her assent.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
6  I should have protested against this unnecessary demonstration in my honour, but that I saw Peggotty, on the opposite side of the bed, extremely anxious I should not.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
7  The cat, profiting by this unusual demonstration, tried to effect an unnoticed retreat, and in doing so backed into the pickle-dish, which fell to the floor with a crash.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IV
8  She had passed beyond the phase of well-bred reciprocity, in which every demonstration must be scrupulously proportioned to the emotion it elicits, and generosity of feeling is the only ostentation condemned.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
9  And I certainly don't see any need of a farm-bureau or this domestic science demonstration you talk about.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
10  He had grown to regard himself merely as a part of a vast blue demonstration.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
11  Now, with the newborn question in his mind, he was compelled to sink back into his old place as part of a blue demonstration.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
12  The youth returned to his theory of a blue demonstration.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
13  That was adding insult to injury, it was altogether too much, and making some wild demonstration with her hands, Jo vanished without a word.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE
14  The proposition, and demonstration, were fairly written on a thin wafer, with ink composed of a cephalic tincture.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: CHAPTER V.
15  Percy Phelps and his nurse looked at Holmes during this demonstration with surprise and a good deal of disappointment written upon their faces.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
Example Sentence: (74 in 5 pages)
16  The new manager obviously felt the need to demonstrate her authority.
17  These results demonstrate convincingly that our campaign is working.
18  These figures clearly demonstrate the size of the economic problem facing the country.
19  Unlike the familiar blood alcohol tests in motoring cases, urinalysis does not demonstrate that the employee is impaired by drugs.
20  This section will attempt to demonstrate how the Bank of England operates.
21  This decade is the time to fully embrace diversity and demonstrate equal rights to all Americans in this country.
22  After a series of drug scandals, this was Major League Baseball's chance to demonstrate its determination to crack down on the cheats.
23  In this performance, the leading lady was able to demonstrate the complete gamut of her acting ability.
24  “Today's charges demonstrate the Competition Bureau's resolve to stop cartel activity in Canada,” John Pecman, interim commissioner of competition, said in a statement.
25  Both players demonstrated their ability to hit the ball hard.
26  The present administration has demonstrated little regard for environmental issues.
27  The study also demonstrated a direct link between obesity and mortality.
28  All of those demonstrated the correctness of his analysis.
29  The attorney demonstrated that the witness was lying.
30  He demonstrated an openness to change.