plural of symptom
as in manifestations
something that indicates the presence of something else (such as a disease or problem) A sore throat, a runny nose, and frequent sneezing are some of the symptoms of the common cold. Homelessness is only a symptom of larger problems in our society.

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“Symptoms.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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