Part of speech: verb

To show plainly; prove.

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Usage examples "evince":

  1. However, Melitus, you have sufficiently shown that you never bestowed any care upon youth; and you clearly evince your own negligence, in that you have never paid any attention to the things with respect to which you accuse me. - "Apology, Crito, and Phaedo of Socrates", Plato.
  2. The demands for such conversations evince either complete ignorance, or a desire to ignore that degree of development on which the pupils stand. - "Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales", Leo Tolstoy.
  3. It was natural that the daughter of such a parent should soon evince some taste in his art. - "Zanoni", Edward Bulwer Lytton.