manifestation Definition

  • 1an event, action, or object that clearly shows or embodies something, especially a theory or an abstract idea
  • 2a symptom or sign of an ailment or disease
  • 3the act of appearing or becoming visible

Using manifestation: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "manifestation" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The rise of nationalism was a manifestation of the country's political climate.

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    Her illness had no physical manifestations, but she felt tired all the time.

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    The artist's work is a manifestation of his innermost thoughts and feelings.

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    The manifestation of the disease was sudden and severe.

manifestation Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for manifestation

Phrases with manifestation

  • an appearance or revelation of God to humans


    The burning bush was a manifestation of God in the Old Testament.

  • the belief that events are predetermined and that one's life path is revealed through signs and symbols


    The idea of manifest destiny drove American expansionism in the 19th century.

  • an expression or demonstration of affection or caring towards someone


    He showed his manifestation of love by cooking her favorite meal.

Origins of manifestation

from Latin 'manifestatio', meaning 'an indication or disclosure'


Summary: manifestation in Brief

The term 'manifestation' [ˌmanəfəsˈteɪʃ(ə)n] refers to an event, action, or object that clearly shows or embodies something, such as a theory or idea. It can also refer to a symptom or sign of an ailment or disease. Additionally, it can denote the act of appearing or becoming visible. Examples include the rise of nationalism as a manifestation of political climate and the artist's work as a manifestation of innermost thoughts and feelings.

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