What does symbolism mean?

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ˈsɪm bəˌlɪz əmsym·bol·ism

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. symbolismnoun

    a system of symbols and symbolic representations

  2. symbolism, symbolization, symbolisationnoun

    the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning

  3. symbolismnoun

    an artistic movement in the late 19th century that tried to express abstract or mystical ideas through the symbolic use of images

Wiktionary

  1. symbolismnoun

    Representation of a concept through symbols or underlying meanings of objects or qualities.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Symbolismnoun

    the act of symbolizing, or the state of being symbolized; as, symbolism in Christian art is the representation of truth, virtues, vices, etc., by emblematic colors, signs, and forms

  2. Symbolismnoun

    a system of symbols or representations

  3. Symbolismnoun

    the practice of using symbols, or the system of notation developed thereby

  4. Symbolismnoun

    a combining together of parts or ingredients

  5. Symbolismnoun

    the science of creeds; symbolics

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Symbolism

    has been divided into two kinds, symbolism of colour and symbolism of form. Of colours, black typifies grief and death; blue, hope, love of divine works, divine contemplation, piety, sincerity; pale blue, power, Christian prudence, love of good works, serene conscience; gold, glory and power; green, faith, immortality, resurrection, gladness; pale green, baptism; grey, tribulation; purple, justice, royalty; red, martyrdom for faith, charity, divine love; rose-colour, martyrdom; saffron, confessors; scarlet, fervour and glory; silver, chastity and purity; violet, penitence; white, purity, temperance, innocence, chastity, and faith in God. Instances of form: Anchor typifies hope; palm, victory; sword, death or martyrdom; the lamb, Christ; unicorn, purity. Of stones, moreover, the amethyst typifies humility; diamond, invulnerable faith; sardonyx, sincerity; sapphire, hope, &c.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Symbolism

    A concept that stands for or suggests something else by reason of its relationship, association, convention, or resemblance. The symbolism may be mental or a visible sign or representation. (From Webster, 3d ed)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of symbolism in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of symbolism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of symbolism in a Sentence

  1. Adi Dubash:

    I think it matters because symbolism is important. I think having that reflected in your leaders is important, but I think he has got the right idea because he embraces his identity and he wants people to know his identity but it is not all who he is.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Curved mirrors of symbolism metamorphoses. (Distortion of reality by imagination). 2. An indelible smile of the psyche, endowed with resentment for life. 3. Tears make the world transparent. 4. Insight anabolics are the basis of motivation. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Peering into reality, you see more, you see superfluous. 2. Love will disappear only greedy egoism will remain when people are born only from a test tube, and surrogate mothers. Surrogate love is replaced by lust. Love will die, only greedy lust will remain. 3. Human instincts deprive of honor and give rise to the vices of despair, and this is worse than animals. 4. Life is the nostalgia of happiness which is replaced by the amnesia of eternity. Consciousness turns into undead, merged together with the endless voids of reality. 5. Life - this is the rate of rotting meat, accelerates maturity or infantilism in which a desperate attempt is made to prolong happiness. 1. In reincarnation and the wheel of samsara, you seem to be cloned, split personality. The game starts over and over. You are running in the samsara wheel like a sports treadmill. You're running nowhere. If you could collect all the I you had in previous lives, you would understand your future, that in the future there is only emptiness of illusions. Collect all the experiences of life to collect yourself. But here amnesia intervenes which acts as a humane pain reliever from the past. 2. In the great web of illusions, you find only temporary self-deception. 3. If you gaze for a long time out the window, into the dull landscape, with such a meditation on reality, lyrical romance. You see that this landscape is very beautiful, that eternity is beautiful. That life is very beautiful, and only problems are ugly because they are inadequate. You see beauty in everyday life like an artist. Illusions dissipate like a fog of self-deception and you see the beauty of eternity and understand that you are immortal. 4. Reality is energetic, paradoxical illusions of self-deception, a fog of illusions in the midst of endless emptiness. 5. The pills increase the timing of the absurd, and plunging into amnesia of denial. 6. Abstaining from anger and sex is like popcorn in the oven, thoughts quickly cook. 7. Loneliness will turn you into a dumb genius. 1. Sleep is the core of loneliness. 2. Hatred is a small remnant of love. 3. Religion and culture is like a totem pole extending far under the earth, under the layers of the earth, of different eras of culture and time, going far into the core of philosophy. 4. Unsociability attracts enemies. 5. Without a mask, you will always be alone. 6. The third eye is the telescope of truth. 7. Memory is a Polaroid camera, where touching nostalgia manifests itself from the negative of the film of bad impressions, from the emptiness of nothingness. 8. The karmic web of life is an energetic web of empathy, like a web of socialization, where hypocrisy is like a formal politeness of two-faced indifference. 1. If naive optimism disappears, it will destroy the overwhelming majority of the economic market. If people stop believing and sink into skepticism. The deceitful economics of marketing exists thanks to the naive optimism that tomorrow will be better. 2. Love is phantom nostalgia. 3. Thinking is a neural-gene transformation under the influence of instinctual defects and vices, paradoxes like selfishness and self-deception. What shapes the quantum deformations of the future. 4. You are immersed in an abundance of endless emptiness, where you get more and more confused and this leads you to madness. 5. The paradox is not a faceted, symbolic aphorism of the subconscious. 6. An art critic and a psychologist are very similar to each other, both of them are looking for insanity in abstraction, a grain of logic. 7. Kazakh woman is a hot deity, she is the sexiest notes of desire. 8. An aphorism is a neuro-argument. Science psychology culture and philosophy must have neuro-evidence. 1. Truth is possessed by conscience, intuition speaks with the voice of conscience. 2. All this leads to degrading franchises Money drives all forms of art, politicized science to a creative crisis. People are in a hurry and this leads to the degradation of art, science and modern culture. All this leads to degrading franchises. What picture would you like to see, a picture that you did in a day or that you wrote most of your life, for a film that was made in half a year, or in ten years, for a song that was recorded in a couple of days or that you wrote for seventeen years. You would be looking at something that you created in a hurry, or at something that is long and hard work, at a carefully thought out idea. For a fragile new home, or for something that is created for centuries. For what is fast food consumption, that is, one-day, or what will become the new meaning of life. 1. In a cocoon of individualism. In an authentic bunker of skepticism, nihilism, apolitical non-conformism. Protecting himself from the radiation of mass hysteria and the herd instinct of the matrix system. 2. Cynicism has an energetic vampirism of banality. 3. From a karmic lesson to childhood trauma, from childhood trauma to whim, from caprice to stupidity, from stupidity to selfishness, from selfishness to dogma. 4. Selfishness returns the logic of modern, indigenous culture, patriotic science, to the animal sources of survival. Billions of people each think about themselves, people will die of selfishness. 5. Business is a two-faced, hypocritical diplomacy of self-interest. 6. Psychology is a ludicrous attempt to rein in an unstable psyche with reins. Psychology thinks very stereotypically. 1. Socialization of instincts is the bionics of nature's pragmatism. Art Nouveau of the universe of thinking. 2. A woman in a relationship subconsciously continues to play with childish voodoo dolls manipulating with the help of guilt. 1. In the arms of souls you will know the truth of love, the energetic awareness of nostalgia. 2. Without feeling pain and numbness, there is no more painful feeling than numbness. Like a ghostly undead, not feeling the taste of life, but to know its sweet meaning. 3. Alone you are a particle of eternity, you hear the whisper of awareness - this is the whisper of reality. 4. Neurobiology Philosophy, culture, science, and psychology are often unrelated to neuroscience. Therefore, many theories are fantasy. Through neurobiology, you can learn the anatomy and chemistry of an evolving philosophy. Since thinking is a synthesis of neuro-chemical processes of the instincts of egoism at a subconscious level. 5. Hot Kazakh woman You are my hot attraction, I do not control myself at all. I want to cling to you with my love like a leech. Looking at you, I believe in love again. Without you, only depression of emptiness. 6. Optimism is the enamel of trust. 7. Fear is caffeine. 8. Truth under anesthesia, hypnotic serum of truth, under a layer of surrealism of self-deception. 1. Having deciphered the code of your thinking or humanity, you can predict the future. 2. Egoism is the manipulation of human infantile selfishness, egoism leads humanity to the animal primitivism of instincts and vices in literally everything. Hypocrisy is what remains of a person, a pitiful acting parody of a person. The more a person is afraid, the more selfishness in him. 3. O sweet nectar of insight. You squeeze my heart and give healing. The sweet juice of awareness. The philosophical symbolism of paradoxes gives knowledge about life, the surrealism puzzle of reality, deciphering which gives the nectar of insight. 4. Geo-mentality of egoism, local mentality that crumbles into smaller areas of mentality, hypocritical adherents, turns everything into crumbs of pettiness. 5. Loneliness is a narcissistic sociopathy of infantility in which you feel a complete mental disconnection from the genitals, a complete sense of humility that deprives you of any kind of fear. 6. Philosophy is the prelude to death. 7. Loneliness as autism of insensibility, like a ghost in the middle of eternity, in the middle of the reality of nothingness. 8. Heart in the box of the past, soul out of time, mind in the future. 9. Science, psychology, philosophy is the decoding of egoism. 10. Awareness is laughing gas. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Vali Nasr:

    The symbolic impact of making a deal is much bigger in Iran than in the United States, the idea of shaking hands with the so-called Great Satan, arriving at an agreement with them, the symbolism of the foreign minister huddling with the American secretary of state - these really change the entire political narrative in Iran.

  5. Jacob Frey:

    The symbolism of a building cannot outweigh the importance of life, of our officers or to the public.

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