Meaning of symptomatic

symp•to•mat•ic

Pronunciation: (simp"tu-mat'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to a symptom or symptoms.
  2. of the nature of or constituting a symptom; indicative (often fol by of&hasp;): a condition symptomatic of cholera; a disagreement that was symptomatic of the deterioration in their relationship.
  3. according to symptoms: a symptomatic classification of disease.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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