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1. 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. (Macaulay)

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

Origin: Cf. F. Symptomatique, Gr. Causal.