manifestation

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noun man·i·fes·ta·tion \ˌma-nə-fə-ˈstā-shən, -ˌfe-ˈstā-\

Definition of manifestation

  1. 1 a :  the act, process, or an instance of manifesting b (1) :  something that manifests or is manifest (2) :  a perceptible, outward, or visible expression c :  one of the forms in which an individual is manifested d :  an occult phenomenon; specifically :  materialization

  2. 2 :  a public demonstration of power and purpose

Examples of manifestation in a sentence

  1. <a portrait of a mother and child that is regarded as the very manifestation of maternal love>

15th Century

First Known Use of manifestation

15th century


MANIFESTATION Defined for English Language Learners

manifestation

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noun man·i·fes·ta·tion \ˌma-nə-fə-ˈstā-shən, -ˌfe-ˈstā-\

Definition of manifestation for English Language Learners

  • : a sign that shows something clearly

  • : one of the forms that something has when it appears or occurs

  • : an occurrence in which the ghost or spirit of a dead person appears


MANIFESTATION Defined for Kids

manifestation

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noun man·i·fes·ta·tion \ˌma-nə-fə-ˈstā-shən\

Definition of manifestation for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of showing plainly <It was his only manifestation of concern.>

  2. 2 :  something that makes clear :  evidence <Crocuses are an early manifestation of spring.>


Medical Dictionary

manifestation

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noun man·i·fes·ta·tion \ˌman-ə-fə-ˈstā-shən, -ˌfes-\

Medical Definition of manifestation

  1. :  a perceptible, outward, or visible expression (as of a disease or abnormal condition) <the manifestations of shock>



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