used in or characteristic of or containing allegory
"allegorical stories"; "an allegorical painting of Victory leading an army"
of, relating to, or containing allegory
belonging to, or consisting of, allegory; of the nature of an allegory; describing by resemblances; figurative
Origin: [F. allgorique, L. allegorius, fr. Gr. . See Allegory.]
The numerical value of allegorical in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of allegorical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If someone sees an allegorical painting of three fancifully dressed people eating, call me and I'll come check it out.
I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world.
If you're going to be a healer, it's not enough to read books and learn allegorical stories. you need to get your feet wet, get some clinical experience under your belt.
You're free to speculate as you wish about the philosophical and allegorical meaning of the film—and such speculation is one indication that it has succeeded in gripping the audience at a deep level—but I don't want to spell out a verbal road map for 2001 that every viewer will feel obligated to pursue or else fear he's missed the point.
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