manifestation manifestation  /ˌmæ nə fɛ ˈsteɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) a clear appearance
  2. (n) a manifest indication of the existence or presence or nature of some person or thing
  3. (n) an appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)
  4. (n) expression without words
  5. (n) a public display of group feelings (usually of a political nature)


  1. Victoria's Secret Tehran is just the raciest manifestation of the growing popularity of American products in Iran.
  2. One said that they cheered; another that not a cheer was heard, the only manifestation being a stolid, Oriental curiosity.
  3. But it's also the manifestation of a history that has left Germany reluctant to intervene in the affairs of other countries.


  1. North Allegheny rowers excell at US Rowing Youth Nationals

    By Chris Adamski, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review How has the North Allegheny Rowing Association reached national-level success? Perhaps the best manifestation to explain why was in how the team reacted to achieving ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  2. Bristol Brewing Co. in Colorado Springs moves into renovated school, and more beer news

    Where elementary school students once put pencil to paper, gold-medal winning pints of Scottish-style ale are now being poured. After more than three years of planning and construction, Bristol Brewing Co. of Colorado Springs has moved into a renovated former elementary school south of downtown — the latest manifestation of the brewery's fiercely local identity.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Denver Post


  1. "We view what happened with stem cell research in the last administration is one manifestation of failure to think carefully about how federal support of science and the use of scientific advice occurs," said Harold Varmus, a Nobel Prize-winning...
    on Mar 8, 2009 By: Harold Varmus Source: USA Today

  2. "Senator Obama is a perfect manifestation of a September 10th mindset. He does not understand the nature of the enemies we face," McCain adviser Randy Scheunemann said.
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Boston Herald

  3. Holbrooke described his recent trip to the region and the delegations coming to Washington as "a manifestation of a new, intense, engaged diplomacy designed to put Afghanistan and Pakistan into a larger regional context and move forward to engage...
    on Feb 18, 2009 By: Richard Holbrooke Source: International Herald Tribune

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