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indicative (adj) suggesting; pointing to.
A cloudy sky is indicative of a heavy rain. That is a cloudy sky shows that it is going to rain. A deep rumbling sound from under the ground is indicative of an earth quake. That is when we hear that kind of sound; it shows that there is going to be an earthquake. A personís postponement of a thing is indicative of dislike of it; that is their postponement shows that they donít like doing it.
- The yellowing of eyes and the other parts of the body, and the passing of yellow urine, are indicative of jaundice. They are the unmistakable symptoms of jaundice.
- Their refusal to meet me, I understood, is indicative of their unwillingness to reach an agreement over our dispute.