What does manifestation mean?

Definitions for manifestationˌmæn ə fəˈsteɪ ʃən, -fɛ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. manifestation(noun)

    a clear appearance

    "a manifestation of great emotion"

  2. manifestation(noun)

    a manifest indication of the existence or presence or nature of some person or thing

    "a manifestation of disease"

  3. materialization, materialisation, manifestation(noun)

    an appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)

  4. expression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion(noun)

    expression without words

    "tears are an expression of grief"; "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"

  5. demonstration, manifestation(noun)

    a public display of group feelings (usually of a political nature)

    "there were violent demonstrations against the war"


  1. Manifestation(n.)

    The materialization or apparition of a spirit; -- a phenomenon claimed to be seen by spiritualists.

  2. Manifestation(n.)

    That which manifests; a phenomenon which gives evidence of something hidden; exhibition; display; revelation; as, the manifestation of God's power in creation; the delayed manifestation of a disease.

  3. Origin: [L. manifestatio: cf. F. manifestation.]


  1. manifestation(Noun)

    The act or process of becoming manifest.

    The last known manifestation of the ghost was over ten years ago.

  2. manifestation(Noun)

    The embodiment of an intangible, or variable thing.

    This particular manifestation resembled a young girl crying.

  3. manifestation(Noun)

    The symptoms or observable conditions which are seen as a result of some disease.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Manifestation(noun)

    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

  2. Origin: [L. manifestatio: cf. F. manifestation.]


  1. Manifestation

    Manifestation is a compilation album by Malevolent Creation released in 2000.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of manifestation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of manifestation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Janice Stillman:

    It's a symbol and manifestation and perpetuation of country values in life.

  2. Allie Jeffay:

    It's really fun to have that physical manifestation of what you're doing, we only get to keep them for a month or two.

  3. Unesco UNESCO:

    The tradition of Kimchi-making is an essential part in the life of Koreans, which finds its manifestation in every locals and season, and its community includes all Koreans.

  4. Florence Shinn:

    Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.

  5. National Intelligence James Clapper:

    I personally question whether he has some long-term strategy or whether he is being very opportunistic on a day-to-day basis, and I think his intervention into Syria is another manifestation of that.

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