Man`i*fes*ta"tion(?), n. [L. manifestatio: cf. F. manifestation.] 1. The act of manifesting or disclosing, or the state of being manifested; discovery to the eye or to the understanding.
2. 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.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
The secret manner in which acts of mercy ought to be performed, requires this public manifestation of them at the great day.Atterbury.
3. The materialization or apparition of a spirit; -- a phenomenon claimed to be seen by spiritualists.
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