Definition of evince in English:

evince

verb

[with object]formal
  • Reveal the presence of (a quality or feeling); indicate.

    ‘the news stories evinced the usual mixture of sympathy and satisfaction’
    • ‘If the dramatic developments for the last two months are any indication, it seems the State Government has not evinced any interest to solve the problem.’
    • ‘It was an indication of the interest evinced by music enthusiasts, who were now much more open to classical music.’
    • ‘So journalists, broadcasters and politicians, and those who are often in the public eye, such as community and business leaders, wield immense power over but evince little loyalty to our language.’
    • ‘On the other hand, a bad idea remains exactly that, no matter how well it is evinced in a story.’
    • ‘This book evinces a buoyant confidence and a relaxed visionary quality.’
    • ‘Many foreigners have been evincing a keen interest in taking up research programmes in Sanskrit.’
    • ‘Encouragingly, they are now evincing interest in entrepreneurship, and are getting into a productive realm much beyond mere economic self-independence.’
    • ‘The garage is underlit, with a low-slung ceiling and construction that evinces the massive weight first of the cement slabwork and then of the floors and earth above.’
    • ‘Placing the viewer directly beneath the forms of the rocks, she evinces an appreciation of the sheer weight and power of nature worthy of the Surrealists.’
    • ‘It also looks silly and evinces contempt from car-drivers, proper motorcyclists and even pedestrians, but I don't care.’
    • ‘Speaking of his craft, he evinces a paternal affection for his beer.’
    • ‘The change from first person singular to plural evinces his embarrassment.’
    • ‘However, while respondents evinced strong preference for having a say in their choice or party candidates, they were more ambivalent about how much autonomy MPs should have from their party once they arrived in parliament.’
    • ‘Here is a person who has evinced keen interest in photography, freelance journalism, photojournalism, trekking, river rafting, and collection of coins and stamps.’
    • ‘Nearly 18 organisations, including those of the State and Central Governments and big industries in the private sector, had evinced interest in the products.’
    • ‘They consistently lie to the press when talking about security, as evinced again and again by their actions.’
    • ‘This is one quality that Bennett has evinced throughout his work, and he understands well why it's so important.’
    reveal, show, make clear, make plain, make obvious, make manifest, manifest, indicate, display, exhibit, demonstrate, be evidence of, evidence, attest to, testify to, bear witness to
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Origin

Late 16th century (in the sense ‘prove by argument or evidence’): from Latin evincere ‘overcome, defeat’ (see evict).

Pronunciation

evince

/ɪˈvɪns/