Symptomatic meaning

sĭmtə-mătĭk, sĭmp-
Of, relating to, or based on symptoms.

Symptomatic relief.

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Constituting a symptom, as of a disease.

The rash symptomatic of scarlet fever; a rise in unemployment symptomatic of a weakening economy.

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Of or having to do with symptoms.
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That constitutes a symptom, as of a disease; indicative (of)
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In accordance with symptoms.

A symptomatic treatment.

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Of, relating to, or based on symptoms.

Symptomatic relief.

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Constituting a symptom, as of a disease.

The rash symptomatic of scarlet fever; a rise in unemployment symptomatic of a weakening economy.

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(medicine) (of a disease) Showing symptoms.
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Relating to, based on, or constituting a symptom.

The city's problems are symptomatic of the crisis that is spreading throughout the country.

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The definition of symptomatic is showing signs of something, such as a disease.

Increasing rates of homelessness are an example of something symptomatic of poverty rates on the rise.

A person who has a fever that indicates he has the flu is an example of someone who is symptomatic.

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Origin of symptomatic

  • From French symptomatique, from New Latin symptomaticus, from Ancient Greek συμπτωματικός (symptomatikos, “of or pertaining to a chance (a symptom), casual"), from σύμπτωμα (sumptōma, “a symptom"); see symptom.

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