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symptom

symp·tom

symptom

 
 
pronunciation:
sImp tm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sign of something.
Tears can be a symptom of sadness or happiness.
synonyms:
indication, sign
definition 2: something that happens in the body suggesting that there is a disease or disorder.
Fever is a symptom of the flu.
synonyms:
warning
derivation: symptomless (adj.)
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