Antonyms of adj ostensive

2 senses of ostensive

Sense 1
ostensive -- (manifestly demonstrative)

INDIRECT (VIA instructive) -> uninstructive -- (failing to instruct)

Sense 2
ostensible, ostensive -- (represented or appearing as such; pretended; "His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity")

INDIRECT (VIA counterfeit) -> genuine, echt -- (not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather")

Similarity of adj ostensive

2 senses of ostensive

Sense 1
ostensive -- (manifestly demonstrative)
       => instructive (vs. uninstructive), informative -- (serving to instruct or enlighten or inform)

Sense 2
ostensible, ostensive -- (represented or appearing as such; pretended; "His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity")
       => counterfeit (vs. genuine), imitative -- (not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince")

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