I am writing a paper and have got a result. This result is very much like what I am trying to prove, so I want to say

this result is [something] of

I am sure there is a better way of putting it than this result is an indicator of, but I can't quite remember it.

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Are you thinking of indicative?

1.showing, signifying, or pointing out; expressive or suggestive (usually followed by of):
behavior indicative of mental disorder.

  • Yes! I can't believe I didn't think of this, thanks very much :)
    – John Doe
    May 2, 2017 at 2:59
  • It happens! Good luck.
    – Em.
    May 2, 2017 at 3:15

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