Synonyms of 'symptomatic'
indicativeDictionary, representative, typical
The city's problems are symptomatic of the crisis.
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A quality or feature that is characteristic of someone or something is one which is often seen in them and seems typical of them.
Windmills are a characteristic feature of the landscape.
If one thing is indicative of another, it suggests what the other thing is likely to be.
Often physical appearance is indicative of how a person feels.
Thesaurus for symptomatic from the Collins English Thesaurus
If something is symptomatic of something else, especially something bad , it is a sign of it.