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Emblematic vs. Symptomatic

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Emblematicadjective

Serving as, or relating to a symbol, emblem or illustration of a type.

Symptomaticadjective

(medicine) Showing symptoms.

Emblematicadjective

(figurative) Typical.

Symptomaticadjective

Relating to, based on, or constituting a symptom.

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

Emblematicadjective

Pertaining to, containing, or consisting in, an emblem; symbolic; typically representative; representing as an emblem; as, emblematic language or ornaments; a crown is emblematic of royalty; white is emblematic of purity.

Symptomaticadjective

(medicine) Relating to symptomatics

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Emblematicadjective

serving as a visible symbol for something abstract;

‘a crown is emblematic of royalty’; ‘the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish’;

Symptomaticadjective

Of or pertaining to symptoms; happening in concurrence with something; being a symptom; indicating the existence of something else.

‘Symptomatic of a shallow understanding and an unamiable temper.’;

Emblematicadjective

being or serving as an illustration of a type;

‘the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy’; ‘an action exemplary of his conduct’;

Symptomaticadjective

According to symptoms; as, a symptomatical classification of diseases.

Symptomaticadjective

characteristic or indicative of e.g. a disease;

‘a diagnostic sign of yellow fever’; ‘diagnostic information’; ‘a rash symptomatic of scarlet fever’; ‘symptomatic of insanity’; ‘a rise in crime symptomatic of social breakdown’;

Symptomaticadjective

relating to or according to or affecting a symptom or symptoms;

‘symptomatic relief’; ‘symptomatic treatment’; ‘a symptomatic classification of diseases’;

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