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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
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You have all the manifestations of a soft and rich treble; I can, by especial aid, carry a full tenor to the highest letter; but we lack counter and bass
Its manifestations were so various, and agreed so little with one another, that the girl knew not what to make of it.
These outbreaks of a fierce temper had a kind of value, and even comfort for the mother; because there was at least an intelligible earnestness in the mood, instead of the fitful caprice that so often thwarted her in the child's manifestations.
Know, that in the course of your future life you will often find yourself elected the involuntary confidant of your acquaintances' secrets: people will instinctively find out, as I have done, that it is not your forte to tell of yourself, but to listen while others talk of themselves; they will feel, too, that you listen with no malevolent scorn of their indiscretion, but with a kind of innate sympathy; not the less comforting and encouraging because it is very unobtrusive in its manifestations.
Possibly, some people might suspect him of a degree of under-bred pride; I have a sympathetic chord within that tells me it is nothing of the sort: I know, by instinct, his reserve springs from an aversion to showy displays of feeling - to manifestations of mutual kindliness.
Lecount could throw an instant's doubt on the genuineness of the neuralgic attack, her master's fidgety sympathy declared itself exactly as the captain had anticipated, in the most active manifestations.
The count sat with his chin on his hand and seemed to pay no attention to these manifestations.
He, seeing this grotesque figure clad in armour that did not match any more than his saddle, bridle, lance, buckler, or corselet, was not at all indisposed to join the damsels in their manifestations of amusement; but, in truth, standing in awe of such a complicated armament, he thought it best to speak him fairly, so he said, "Senor Caballero, if your worship wants lodging, bating the bed (for there is not one in the inn) there is plenty of everything else here.
Men and women are so different in manifestations of nervous strength or weakness
The pure and high simplicity of his thought, which, as one of its manifestations, took shape in the good deeds that dropped silently from his hand, flowed also forth in speech.
As much experience as Delafield possessed in the trifling manoeuvres of managers, or perhaps in the manifestations of feelings that are exhibited by every-day people, he was an absolute novice in the emotions of a pure, simple, ingenuous female heart.
For Dinah had that belief in visible manifestations of Jesus, which is common among the Methodists, and she communicated it irresistibly to her hearers: she made them feel that he was among them bodily, and might at any moment show himself to them in some way that would strike anguish and penitence into their hearts.