A decade ago, Junger says, he would not have departed from a strict journalistic style to be demonstrative about himself.
There is something about a clown that stays with people: the bright colors, their tendency to be demonstrative.
late 14c., "characterized by logic, based on logic," from Old French démonstratif (14c.), from Latin demonstrativus "pointing out, demonstrating," from past participle stem of demonstrare (see demonstration). Grammatical sense, "pointing out the thing referred to," is mid-15c. Meaning "given to outward expressions of feelings" is from 1819. Demonstrative pronoun is late 16c.