Definitions

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  • adj. exhibiting; publicly showing

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Exhibiting; publicly showing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Exhibiting; showing; displaying.

Etymologies

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Latin exhibitorius relating to giving up: compare French exhibitoire exhibiting.

Examples

  • It is difficult to believe that any boy, however great his exhibitory passion, could permit, in the full possession of his sensibilities,

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • This increases his attractiveness to youthful minds, but to a nature like Hawthorne's anything of an exhibitory character must always be unpleasant.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • Having filled your souls with the streams of tears, ye have made them, O holy ones, fruitful, productive of every virtue and exhibitory of most glorious miracles.

    The General Menaion or the Book of Services Common to the Festivals of our Lord Jesus of the Holy Virgin and of Different Orders of Saints

  • It is difficult to believe that any boy, however great his exhibitory passion, could permit, in the full possession of his sensibilities, a needle to be thrust deeply into his flesh without manifestations of a most unmesmeric sort.

    Mark Twain, a Biography. Complete

  • Maggie, one day, long before, and under her own attendance precisely, had, for the glory of the name she bore, paid a visit to one of the ampler shrines of the supreme exhibitory temple, an alcove of shelves charged with the gold-and-brown, gold-and - ivory, of old Italian bindings and consecrated to the records of the Prince's race.

    The Golden Bowl — Volume 2

  • Bold, in the sense of being undaunted, yes; but bold in the sense of being careless, confident, or exhibitory, -- no, -- no, and a thousand times no; for, even if you were not a beginner, it would be bad advice that made you bold.

    The Crown of Wild Olive also Munera Pulveris; Pre-Raphaelitism; Aratra Pentelici; The Ethics of the Dust; Fiction, Fair and Foul; The Elements of Drawing

  • Sydney Wildlife World life science and exhibitory manager Mark Craig said it was not unusual for crocs to go long periods of time without food.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Additionally, exhibitors are focused on reducing their costs, by using lighter weight exhibitory and less product, which affects our shipping and grade revenues.

    Retail Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • They were not fabricated or installed in the initial phase of the museum's opening, both to reduce the initial capital program and also to provide a fresh set of exhibitory at some point thereafter.

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  • His journey within individuals 'inner life and at the same time within the current reality of a devastated society can be perceived in his masterpieces through anonymous figures screaming from their cages, through the sensuality and eroticism he displays in his provocative and exhibitory manner, through a feel for death and a voluptuous liveliness.

    Marisacat

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