symptomatic

[simp-tuh-mat-ik]
adjective
1.
pertaining to a symptom or symptoms.
2.
of the nature of or constituting a symptom; indicative (often fol by of ): a condition symptomatic of cholera; a disagreement that was symptomatic of the deterioration in their relationship.
3.
according to symptoms: a symptomatic classification of disease.
Also, symptomatical.


Origin:
1690–1700; < Medieval Latin symptōmaticus, equivalent to Late Latin symptōmat- (stem of symptōma) symptom + -icus -ic

symptomatically, adverb
nonsymptomatic, adjective
presymptomatic, adjective
pseudosymptomatic, adjective
unsymptomatic, adjective
unsymptomatical, adjective
unsymptomatically, adverb
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symptomatic (ˌsɪmptəˈmætɪk)
 
adj
1.  (often foll by of) being a symptom; indicative: symptomatic of insanity
2.  of or relating to a symptom or symptoms
3.  according to symptoms: a symptomatic analysis of a case
 
sympto'matically
 
adv

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symptomatic symp·to·mat·ic (sĭm'tə-māt'ĭk, sĭmp'-)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or based on symptoms.

  2. Constituting a symptom, as of a disease.

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Example sentences
Opposition to my book seems more symptomatic of our moment than produced by its
  contents.
The parts of the grid you come into contact with are symptomatic.
In many cases, they provide significant symptomatic relief.
He said it is symptomatic of the art world's difficulty with finding a place
  for this type of work.
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