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symbolism

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Coined between 1645 and 1655 from symbol and -ism.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪmbəˌlɪzəm/

NounEdit

symbolism (countable and uncountable, plural symbolisms)

  1. Representation of a concept through symbols or underlying meanings of objects or qualities.
  2. (obsolete) A combining together of parts or ingredients.

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ symbolism” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.