Definitions for "Deictic"
showing or pointing to directly; pertaining to deixis; -- used to designate words that specify identity, location, or time from the perspective of one of the participants in a discourse, using the surrounding context as reference; as, the words this, that, these, those, here, there, now, then, we, you, they, the former, and the latter serve a deictic function.
a word specifying identity or spacial or temporal location from the perspective of a speaker or hearer in the context in which the communication occurs; "words that introduce particulars of the speaker's and hearer's shared cognitive field into the message"- R.Rommetveit
relating to or characteristic of a word whose reference depends on the circumstances of its use; "deictic pronouns"
Direct; proving directly; -- applied to reasoning, and opposed to elenchtic or refutative.