|Origin:||symptoma, from Greek, 'something that happens, symptom', from sympiptein 'to happen', from syn- ( SYN-) + piptein 'to fall'|
symp‧tom W3 [countable]
something wrong with your body or mind which shows that you have a particular illness
Common symptoms of diabetes are weight loss and fatigue.
a sign that a serious problem exists
The disappearance of jobs is a symptom of a deeper socio-economic change.