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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.
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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
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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]
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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.
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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
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manifestation

noun
1. sign, symptom, indication, mark, example, evidence, instance, proof, token, testimony Different animals have different manifestations of the disease.
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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:
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Translations
إظْهار، إيضاحمَظْهَر، مِثال واضِح
manifestaceprojev
eksempelmanifestationtegntilkendegivelse
megnyilatkozás
merki , vitnisburîurtjáning; opinber yfirlÿsing/mótmæli
manifestácia
belirtmegöstergegöstermetezahür

manifestation

[ˌmænɪfesˈteɪʃən] Nmanifestación f
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manifestation

[ˌmænɪfɛˈsteɪʃən] nmanifestation f
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manifestation

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

[ˌmænɪfɛsˈteɪʃn] nmanifestazione f
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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.
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man·i·fes·ta·tion

n. manifestación; revelación.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

manifestation

n manifestación f
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References in classic literature ?
As, in his puppyhood, the looming bulks of the tepees, man-reared, had affected him as manifestations of power, so was he affected now by the houses and the huge fort all of massive logs.
Pestsov maintained that art is one, and that it can attain its highest manifestations only by conjunction with all kinds of art.
Death is a dignitary who when he comes announced is to be received with formal manifestations of respect, even by those most familiar with him.
Moreover, he was too conscientious to do anything to enfeeble his impressions and unwilling to alter any of the customary conditions under which the manifestations were said to occur.
In short, the manifestations of zeal and fierce delight were so great and unequivocal, that the expedition was declared to be a war of the nation.
To these I gave in helplessly; their very grotesqueness was proof of their divine origin, and I bowed to the crudest manifestations of his genius in these kinds as if they were revelations not to be doubted without sacrilege.
AFTER waiting many a weary day to revenge himself upon a Lion for some unconsidered manifestation of contempt, a Skunk finally saw him coming, and posting himself in the path ahead uttered the inaudible discord of his race.
You see, gentlemen, reason is an excellent thing, there's no disputing that, but reason is nothing but reason and satisfies only the rational side of man's nature, while will is a manifestation of the whole life, that is, of the whole human life including reason and all the impulses.
I do not recall any feeling of fear, unless a sudden chill was its physical manifestation. It seemed as if an icy wind had touched my face and enfolded my body from head to foot; I could feel the stir of it in my hair.
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!
Still it became in a manner necessary; twice, or thrice, Hindley's manifestation of scorn, while his father was near, roused the old man to a fury: he seized his stick to strike him, and shook with rage that he could not do it.
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.