Origin of indication
Examples from the Web for indication
If 2014 was any indication, the coming TV schedule is sure to be filled with plenty of water-cooler shows.
While natural color is no indication of quality, it can speak volumes about character.
There is no indication that either side is going to give up.Intifada 3.0: Growing Unrest and a Plot to Kill an Israeli Minister|Creede Newton|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By contrast, if body language is any indication, Obama and Xi were getting along rather well.
It is also worth mentioning again that previous success is no indication of future performance.Marvel and DC Plan 20 Movies for the Next Six Years: Will the Comic Book Movie Bubble Burst?|Rich Goldstein|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His mouth hung open in indication of the turmoil in his wits as he waited for her reply.Making People Happy|Thompson Buchanan
Any indication of perspective betokens the end of the period.Windows, A Book About Stained & Painted Glass|Lewis F. Day
This unusual precocity is no indication of merit, as it tends to stunt the trees.
Absence of peristaltic sounds is always an indication of disease, and suggests exhaustion or paralysis of the intestines.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
"The fact of her being at liberty to-day is an indication that no immediate villainy is contemplated," broke in my companion.
British Dictionary definitions for indication
Word Origin and History for indication
early 15c., from Latin indicationem (nominative indicatio) "an indicating; valuation," noun of action from past participle stem of indicare "point out, show," from in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + dicare "proclaim," from stem of dicere "to speak, to say" (see diction).