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man·i·fes·ta·tion

 (măn′ə-fĕ-stā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of manifesting.
b. The state of being manifested.
2. An indication of the existence, reality, or presence of something: A high fever is an early manifestation of the disease.
3.
a. One of the forms in which someone or something, such as a person, a divine being, or an idea, is revealed.
b. The materialized form of a spirit.
4. A public demonstration, usually of a political nature.

manifestation

(ˌmænɪfɛˈsteɪʃən)
n
1. the act of demonstrating; display: a manifestation of solidarity.
2. the state of being manifested
3. an indication or sign
4. a public demonstration of feeling
5. the materialization of a disembodied spirit
ˌmanifesˈtational adj
ˌmaniˈfestative adj

man•i•fes•ta•tion

(ˌmæn ə fəˈsteɪ ʃən, -fɛ-)

n.
1. an act of manifesting.
2. the state of being manifested.
3. outward or perceptible indication; materialization: a clear manifestation of the disease.
4. a public demonstration, as for political effect.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin]

manifestation

demonstration
1. 'manifestation'

A manifestation of something is a sign that it is happening or that it exists.

...the first manifestations of student unrest in Britain.
2. 'demonstration'

You do not use 'manifestation' to refer to a public meeting or march held to show opposition to something or support for something. The word you use is demonstration.

The opposition staged a huge demonstration.
There were a series of demonstrations against the visit.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manifestation - a clear appearance; "a manifestation of great emotion"
appearance - the event of coming into sight
epiphany - a divine manifestation
theophany - a visible (but not necessarily material) manifestation of a deity to a human person
Word of God - a manifestation of the mind and will of God
tidal wave - an overwhelming manifestation of some emotion or phenomenon; "a tidal wave of nausea"; "the flood of letters hit him with the force of a tidal wave"; "a tidal wave of crime"
2.manifestation - a manifest indication of the existence or presence or nature of some person or thing; "a manifestation of disease"
indicant, indication - something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease"
3.manifestation - an appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)manifestation - an appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)
appearance - the event of coming into sight
4.manifestation - expression without wordsmanifestation - expression without words; "tears are an expression of grief"; "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"
lamentation, mourning - the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief
demo, demonstration - a visual presentation showing how something works; "the lecture was accompanied by dramatic demonstrations"; "the lecturer shot off a pistol as a demonstration of the startle response"
act - a manifestation of insincerity; "he put on quite an act for her benefit"
ebullition, effusion, outburst, blowup, gush - an unrestrained expression of emotion
5.manifestation - a public display of group feelings (usually of a political nature)manifestation - a public display of group feelings (usually of a political nature); "there were violent demonstrations against the war"
protest, dissent, objection - the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
work-in - occasion when workers continue to work as a protest against e.g. proposed dismissal or closure of the factory
protest march - occasion when you can express opposition by marching (usually on some government institution) without a license
political science, politics, government - the study of government of states and other political units

manifestation

noun
1. sign, symptom, indication, mark, example, evidence, instance, proof, token, testimony Different animals have different manifestations of the disease.

manifestation

noun
1. An act of showing or displaying:
2. Something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else:
Translations
إظْهار، إيضاحمَظْهَر، مِثال واضِح
manifestaceprojev
eksempelmanifestationtegntilkendegivelse
megnyilatkozás
merki , vitnisburîurtjáning; opinber yfirlÿsing/mótmæli
manifestácia
belirtmegöstergegöstermetezahür

manifestation

[ˌmænɪfesˈteɪʃən] Nmanifestación f

manifestation

[ˌmænɪfɛˈsteɪʃən] nmanifestation f

manifestation

n (= act of showing)Ausdruck m, → Manifestierung f, → Bekundung f; (= sign)Anzeichen nt, → Manifestation f; (of spirit)Erscheinung f

manifestation

[ˌmænɪfɛsˈteɪʃn] nmanifestazione f

manifest

(ˈmӕnifest) verb
to show (clearly). He manifested his character in his behaviour.
adjective
easily seen by the eye or understood by the mind; obvious. manifest stupidity.
ˈmanifestly adverb
ˌmanifeˈstation noun
1. an obvious or clear example. This is another manifestation of his ignorance.
2. the act of showing clearly.

man·i·fes·ta·tion

n. manifestación; revelación.

manifestation

n manifestación f
References in classic literature ?
Edna often wondered at one propensity which sometimes had inwardly disturbed her without causing any outward show or manifestation on her part.
It was betrayed in the unconscious smile with which he regarded Phoebe, whose fresh and maidenly figure was both sunshine and flowers,--their essence, in a prettier and more agreeable mode of manifestation.
Thus, a sickness," continued Roger Chillingworth, going on, in an unaltered tone, without heeding the interruption, but standing up and confronting the emaciated and white-cheeked minister, with his low, dark, and misshapen figure, -- "a sickness, a sore place, if we may so call it, in your spirit hath immediately its appropriate manifestation in your bodily frame.
Captain Ahab, said the reddening mate, moving further into the cabin, with a daring so strangely respectful and cautious that it almost seemed not only every way seeking to avoid the slightest outward manifestation of itself, but within also seemed more than half distrustful of itself; A better man than I might well pass over in thee what he would quickly enough resent in a younger man; aye
The soul grows into lovely habits as easily as into ugly ones, and the moment a life begins to blossom into beautiful words and deeds, that moment a new standard of conduct is established, and your eager neighbors look to you for a continuous manifestation of the good cheer, the sympathy, the ready wit, the comradeship, or the inspiration, you once showed yourself capable of.
I have ever regarded it as the first plain manifestation of that kind provi- dence which has ever since attended me, and marked my life with so many favors.
I saw a universal manifestation of discontent when the fumes of the repast met the nostrils of those destined to swallow it; from the van of the procession, the tall girls of the first class, rose the whispered words -
Silas, feeling bound to accept rebuke and admonition as a brotherly office, felt no resentment, but only pain, at his friend's doubts concerning him; and to this was soon added some anxiety at the perception that Sarah's manner towards him began to exhibit a strange fluctuation between an effort at an increased manifestation of regard and involuntary signs of shrinking and dislike.
In noveldom woman still sets the moral standard, and to her the males, who are in full revolt against the acceptance of the infatuation of a pair of lovers as the highest manifestation of the social instinct, and against the restriction of the affections within the narrow circle of blood relationship, and of the political sympathies within frontiers, are to her what she calls heartless brutes.
Since that time, scarcely a week has passed during seven whole years, without his hearing from me a repetition of the part I played in that manifestation, together with ample descriptions of all the phenomena in Spaceland, and the arguments for the existence of Solid things derivable from Analogy.
I did not recognize the applause as such, but later, when I had become acquainted with their customs, I learned that I had won what they seldom accord, a manifestation of approbation.
Both might have been boys, except for the half tender and always masterful manifestation of the protective instinct which was apparent in Korak's attitude.