Origin of symptomatic
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Examples from the Web for symptomatically
Symptomatically it marks the wearer as a person who is mentally lacking.A Plea for Old Cap Collier
Irvin S. Cobb
Further comparison shows the night wandering as symptomatically similar to hysterical and hypnotic somnambulism.Sleep Walking and Moon Walking
Isidor Isaak Sadger
Symptomatically, its principal feature consists in a general disturbance of the uropoietic functions.Parasites
T. Spencer Cobbold
- (often foll by of) being a symptom; indicativesymptomatic of insanity
- of or relating to a symptom or symptoms
- according to symptomsa symptomatic analysis of a case
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Word Origin and History for symptomatically
1690s, from French symptomatique or directly from Late Latin symptomaticus, from symptomat-, stem of symptoma (see symptom). Related: Symptomatical (1580s).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of, relating to, or based on symptoms.
- Constituting a symptom, as of a disease.
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