manifestation

[man-uh-fuh-stey-shuhn, -fe-]
noun
1.
an act of manifesting.
2.
the state of being manifested.
3.
outward or perceptible indication; materialization: At first there was no manifestation of the disease.
4.
a public demonstration, as for political effect.
5.
Spiritualism. a materialization.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin manifestātiōn- (stem of manifestātiō). See manifest, -ation

nonmanifestation, noun
premanifestation, noun
remanifestation, noun
self-manifestation, noun
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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
 
manifes'tational
 
adj
 
mani'festative
 
adj

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manifestation
mid-15c., "action of manifesting," from L.L. manifestationem (nom. manifestatio), noun of action from L. manifestatus, pp. of manifestare (see manifest). Meaning "an object, action, or presence by which something is made manifest" is from 1785. The spiritualism sense is attested from 1853.
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manifestation man·i·fes·ta·tion (mān'ə-fě-stā'shən)
n.
An indication of the existence, reality, or presence of something, especially an illness.

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Example sentences
Clearly these verbal manifestations may well be seen as a mockery of current
  art criticism.
Rather than being frozen in their cases, the museum's exhibits were living
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The course considers the historical formation of whiteness as well as its
  current cultural and economic manifestations.
As such they are generally spared the more extreme manifestations of societal
  breakdown.
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