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Noun: manifestation  ,ma-ni,fe'stey-shun or ma-ni-fu'stey-shun
  1. A clear appearance
    "a manifestation of great emotion"
     
  2. A manifest indication of the existence or presence or nature of some person or thing
    "a manifestation of disease"
     
  3. An appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)
    - materialization, materialisation [Brit]
     
  4. A sign or symptom; a way of showing something
    "tears are a manifestation of grief";
    - expression, reflection, reflexion [Brit]
     
  5. A public display of group feelings (usually of a political nature), esp. an organized march protesting about something
    "there were violent manifestations against the war";
    - demonstration, demo [Brit]

Derived forms: manifestations

Type of: appearance, demo, demonstration, dissent, indicant, indication, objection, protest

Encyclopedia: Manifestation