Nor does he evince much interest in his past, saying, "I'm not really all that curious about myself."
The preference for a state-run plan seems to evince a lack of understanding of the policy issues.
c.1600, "disprove, confute," from French évincer "disprove, confute," from Latin evincere "conquer, elicit by argument, prove," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + vincere "overcome" (see victor).
Meaning "show clearly" is late 18c. Not clearly distinguished from evict until 18c. Related: Evinced; evinces; evincing.