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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A sign that a serious problem exists, like a particular illness. A visible effect of a (possibly invisbible) cause.

Usage examples (39)
  • Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before.
  • In the lightest form, the main symptom is prurience or itching.
  • The symptoms you describe sound like Dengue II since the main symptom is bleeding, both internal and external from the eyes, nose, etc.
  • The word "symptom" comes from a Greek root and refers to "something that falls together with something else." for more
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