[man-uh-fuh-stey-shuh n, -fe-] /ˌmæn ə fəˈsteɪ ʃən, -fɛ-/
an act of .
the state of being .
outward or perceptible indication; materialization:
At first there was no manifestation of the disease.
a public demonstration, as for political effect.
Spiritualism. a materialization.
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
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.
manifestation man·i·fes·ta·tion (mān’ə-fě-stā’shən)
An indication of the existence, reality, or presence of something, especially an illness.
[man-uh-fes-tuh-tiv] /ˌmæn əˈfɛs tə tɪv/ adjective 1. manifesting; showing clearly or conclusively.
- Manifest content
manifest content man·i·fest content (mān’ə-fěst’) n. The content of a dream, fantasy, or thought as it is remembered and reported in psychoanalysis.
noun 1. the belief or doctrine, held chiefly in the middle and latter part of the 19th century, that it was the destiny of the U.S. to expand its territory over the whole of North America and to extend and enhance its political, social, and economic influences. noun 1. (esp in the 19th-century US) the […]
[man-uh-fest] /ˈmæn əˌfɛst/ adjective 1. readily perceived by the eye or the understanding; evident; obvious; apparent; plain: a manifest error. 2. Psychoanalysis. of or relating to conscious feelings, ideas, and impulses that contain repressed psychic material: the manifest content of a dream as opposed to the latent content that it conceals. verb (used with object) […]