Origin of symptomatic
Examples from the Web for symptomatic
But the most important thing to note, says Monroe, is that only those who are symptomatic are contagious.
That is why, like Lynndie England, Bradley Manning is symptomatic of a larger problem.Manning Is Guilty and So Is the Army That Sent Him Overseas|Brian Van Reet|August 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The CIA, he says, could “render” (i.e., kidnap) him at any time, which is highly unlikely but not symptomatic of the paranoid.Edward Snowden, We Love You: Why We Should Resist the Hero Worship|Michael Moynihan|June 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Michael Leitzmann, et al. “A Prospective Study of Coffee Consumption and the Risk of Symptomatic Gallstone Disease in Men.”
In fact, once you get used to it, you may come to view it as symptomatic of underlying Truth: that life is miraculous, after all.
As a symptomatic disease, it is occasionally met with in diabetes and in grave cerebral and spinal affections.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
The conditions in New York are symptomatic of those obtaining generally, in country as well as city.Aliens or Americans?|Howard B. Grose
But the changes going on at the surface were only symptomatic of those occurring beneath.The Story of the Earth and Man|J. W. Dawson
The former is symptomatic of health and strength, the latter of debility and disease.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 2 (of 4)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Anything else seems to be not only un-American, but as symptomatic of an attitude which will cost grave trouble if persevered in.Theodore Roosevelt|Theodore Roosevelt
British Dictionary definitions for symptomatic
Word Origin and History for symptomatic
1690s, from French symptomatique or directly from Late Latin symptomaticus, from symptomat-, stem of symptoma (see symptom). Related: Symptomatical (1580s).