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noun as in allegory

noun as in art

noun as in defense mechanism

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I have already referred to the crowds interest in games and athletic events as an innocent symbolization of conflict.

According to the early Christian symbolization, the ship denoted the Church.

The spirit of inner worship was not lost in its outward symbolization.

Besides time, mood was also expressed by the primitive Indo-European verb, recourse being had to symbolization for the purpose.

The simplification of life is attained in dreams through three processes, visualization, condensation and symbolization.


On this page you'll find 252 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to symbolization, such as: apologue, emblem, fable, figuration, moral, and myth.

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