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Pronunciation:  `manufe'steyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a public display of group feelings (usually of a political nature); "there were violent demonstrations against the war"
  2. [n]  a manifest indication of the existence or presence or nature of some person or thing; "a manifestation of disease"
  3. [n]  expression without words; "tears are an expression of grief"; "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"
  4. [n]  an appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)
  5. [n]  a clear appearance; "a manifestation of great emotion"

MANIFESTATION is a 13 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: demonstration, expression, materialisation, materialization, reflection, reflexion
 See Also: act, Advent, appearance, Boston Tea Party, demo, demonstration, dissent, effusion, epiphany, gush, indicant, indication, lamentation, laughter, mourning, objection, outburst, protest, protest march, Second Advent, Second Coming, theophany, Word of God, work-in



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Man`i*fes*ta"tion\, n. [L. manifestatio: cf. F.
The act of manifesting or disclosing, or the state of being
manifested; discovery to the eye or to the understanding;
also, that which manifests; exhibition; display; revelation;
as, the manifestation of God's power in creation.

      The secret manner in which acts of mercy ought to be
      performed, requires this public manifestation of them
      at the great day.                        --Atterbury.

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