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Definition of Showing

  • Appearance; display; exhibition.
  • Presentation of facts; statement.
  • something shown to the public
  • the display of a motion picture

How to use showing in a sentence. Showing pronunciation.

They themselves wore red tarbooshes, as did the Prince; yet all of them knew that the European custom of showing respect was by doffing the hat.
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She slowly raised her veil, showing a face very still now, with eyes as steady as David's.
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He was an unpromising student, having no enthusiasm for his lessons, and showing no distinction either in scholarship or deportment.
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At all events, he never wearied of showing Russians what they were, and he took this means of showing it.
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Just so he had no intention of showing up in the character of the representative of the 'children' some kind of model of a 'thinking realist' to whom the young generation should have bowed and imitated, as the progressive critics who received the work sympathetically imagined.
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There is no attempt in the destruction of this proud character to prove that the "children" were wrong or mistaken; it is the far deeper irony of life itself, showing the absolute insignificance of the ego in the presence of eternal and unconscious nature.
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In 1859 he published "The Uncle's Dream," a society novel, showing both in its humour and in its ruthless satire the influence of Gogol.
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Nor does he attempt to arouse our sympathy for his fellow-convicts by depicting them as heroes, or in showing their innate nobleness.
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I told him it was my piano, taking the cover aside and showing him at once how my beautiful sewing machine worked.
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He has published two reports, which contain many instances of answers to prayer, showing that the Lord still gave blessed results, and rewarded their faithful trust.
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In one corner of the room stood an old-fashioned bedstead upon which a woman lay, her emaciated form showing her to be in the last stage of consumption.
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A remarkable incident, showing how God makes the winds to obey him in obedience to the prayer of his righteous ones, and the expectations of their faith, occurred also in Samuel Hick's life, which is really an astonishing proof of God's supernatural power.
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After they were taken on board the pilot-boat that brought them into Plymouth, at noon, when they for the last time joined together in prayer, Mr. Cook read to them the account of Paul's shipwreck, showing the similarity of their experience.
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In the evening, when he had just retired, as I was awaiting his last orders, the door opened, and the Empress entered, her hair in disorder, and her countenance showing great agitation.
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For this reason: whenever six pilots were gathered together, there would always be one or two newly fledged ones in the lot, and the elder ones would be always 'showing off' before these poor fellows; making them sorrowfully feel how callow they were, how recent their nobility, and how humble their degree, by talking largely and vaporously of old-time experiences on the river; always making it a point to date everything back as far as they could, so as to make the new men feel their newness to the sharpest degree possible, and envy the old stagers in the like degree.
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I have only given her an opportunity of showing what she really is.
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He seemed bent on showing that the graces of polite society were not so strange to him as one might suppose.
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An aggressive minority succeeded in showing that the Little Navy-ites do not represent the bulk of public opinion."-_Daily Express_.
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The special skill of the letters is their self-revelation, which brings out the pathos of the writer's position, while at the same time showing quite clearly the defects that explained it.
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Then they rest a moment, panting, laughing, showing their teeth; another look-and they repeat the same performance.
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Examples of Showing

Example #1
The Prince Pasha had settled that with David, however, at their first meeting, when David had kept on his hat and offered Kaid his hand.
Example #2
He had come in a Quaker suit of black broadcloth, with grey steel buttons, and a plain white stock; and he wore his broad-brimmed hat-to the consternation of the British Consul-General and the Europeans present, to the amazement of the Turkish and native officials, who eyed him keenly.
Example #3
David started at her action, he thought it rash; but the courage of it pleased him, too.
Example #4
Danger lay in every direction, but, to her mind, the least danger lay in following Nahoum's wish.
Example #5
Fortunately, however, the school had a little theatre of its own, and Gogol, who hated mathematics, and cared little for the study of modern languages, here found an outlet for all his mental energy.
Example #6
There he remained from 1821 to 1828.