manifestation [man- uh-f uh- stey-sh uh n, -fe-] WORD ORIGIN noun outward or perceptible indication; materialization: At first there was no manifestation of the disease. a public demonstration, as for political effect. . Spiritualism a materialization. Origin of manifestation 1375–1425; late Middle English
Late Latin manifestātiōn-
-ation Related forms non·man·i·fes·ta·tion, noun pre·man·i·fes·ta·tion, noun re·man·i·fes·ta·tion, noun self-man·i·fes·ta·tion, noun
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
British Dictionary definitions for pre-manifestation noun the act of demonstrating; display a manifestation of solidarity the state of being manifested an indication or sign a public demonstration of feeling the materialization of a disembodied spirit Derived Forms manifestational, adjective manifestative, adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Word Origin and History for pre-manifestation n.
early 15c., "action of manifesting; exhibition, demonstration," from Late Latin
manifestationem (nominative manifestatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin manifestare (see manifest (adj.)). Meaning "an object, action, or presence by which something is made manifest" is from 1785. The spiritualism sense is attested from 1853.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
pre-manifestation in Medicine manifestation [măn′ə-fĕ-stā ′shən] n. An indication of the existence, reality, or presence of something, especially an illness.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.