Definition of Manifestation

1. Noun. A clear appearance. "A manifestation of great emotion"

Generic synonyms: Appearance
Specialized synonyms: Advent, Parousia, Second Advent, Second Coming, Second Coming Of Christ
Specialized synonyms: Epiphany, Theophany, Word Of God, Tidal Wave

2. Noun. A manifest indication of the existence or presence or nature of some person or thing. "A manifestation of disease"
Generic synonyms: Indicant, Indication
Derivative terms: Manifest

3. Noun. An appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit).
Exact synonyms: Materialisation, Materialization
Generic synonyms: Appearance
Derivative terms: Manifest, Materialise, Materialize

4. Noun. Expression without words. "The pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"
Exact synonyms: Expression, Reflection, Reflexion
Specialized synonyms: Lamentation, Mourning, Act, Blowup, Ebullition, Effusion, Gush, Outburst
Generic synonyms: Demo, Demonstration
Derivative terms: Manifest

5. Noun. A public display of group feelings (usually of a political nature). "There were violent demonstrations against the war"
Exact synonyms: Demonstration
Generic synonyms: Dissent, Objection, Protest
Specialized synonyms: Boston Tea Party
Specialized synonyms: Work-in, Protest March
Category relationships: Government, Political Science, Politics
Derivative terms: Demonstrate

Definition of Manifestation

1. n. The act of manifesting or disclosing, or the state of being manifested; discovery to the eye or to the understanding; also, that which manifests; exhibition; display; revelation; as, the manifestation of God's power in creation.

Definition of Manifestation

1. Noun. The act or process of becoming manifest. ¹

2. Noun. The embodiment of an intangible, or variable thing. ¹

3. Noun. (medical) The symptoms or observable conditions which are seen as a result of some disease. ¹

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Definition of Manifestation

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Medical Definition of Manifestation

1. A perceptible instance or expression of something. (14 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manifestation

manifest anxiety scale
manifest content
manifest destiny
manifest hyperopia
manifest strabismus
manifest tetany
manifest vector
manifestation (current term)
manifesting carrier
manifesting heterozygote

Literary usage of Manifestation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The knowledge of the state of soul acquired by manifestation of conscience ... Primarily, the object of this manifestation is the good of the individual ..."

2. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"What manifestation of election is final. The question when election of one of two inconsistent courses has gone so far as to preclude subsequent choice of ..."

3. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Amos and Hosea by William Rainey Harper (1905)
"THE PRE-PROPHETIC manifestation UNDER ELIJAH'S LEADERSHIP. 1. Prophetic interference in the affairs of state took place under Elijah's leadership in the ..."

4. The Works of Jonathan Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life and Character by Jonathan Edwards, Tryon Edwards (1854)
"THE manifestation OF THE TRUTH, THE END OF PREACHING.* 2 CORINTHIANS 4: 2.—But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, ..."

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