Symbolism in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Symbolism

Representation of a concept through symbols or underlying meanings of objects or qualities. [from between 1645 and 1655.] | (obsolete) A combining together of parts or ingredients.

Short Example Sentences for Symbolism

  • 1. The imperial symbolism did not stop here. 🔊
  • 2. Yet he did not refrain the touch of symbolism even here. 🔊
  • 3. But, in truth symbolism is the mark of an infirm mind. 🔊
  • 4. The nature of this symbolism must, then, be determined. 🔊
  • 5. This explains the use of the symbolism which is so marked here. 🔊
  • 6. The elucidation of symbolism is in the laws of the association of ideas. 🔊
  • 7. People talk of symbolism as if it were a very high and exalted thing. 🔊
  • 8. If the two of them were not conversing upon the symbolism of religious art! 🔊
  • 9. When the vision faded he took refuge in symbolism or literality. 🔊
  • 10. Its pregnant symbolism has taken its rise in the most natural manner. 🔊
  • 11. Men of thoughtful temper will do well to heed the symbolism of this incident. 🔊
  • 12. I shall now endeavour to explain the symbolism and dedication of the Rose. 🔊
  • 13. A Treatise on the Symbolism and Mythology of the Red Race of America. 🔊

How to use Symbolism in Sentences?

  • 1. The symbolism or picture sees things as they look at the moment the picture is taken. 🔊
  • 2. You should not lose sight of the psychic symbolism of this much slandered and despised insect. 🔊
  • 3. Who does not know the symbolism of the cathedrals, and the vagaries to which it has given rise? 🔊
  • 4. But it is chiefly by its symbolism that it has laid hold of the Christian mind. 🔊
  • 5. It undoubtedly has high symbolic value; but the symbolism might be expressed in many other ways. 🔊
  • 6. I traced this figure idly on the sand today, and suddenly understood the symbolism of the scarab. 🔊
  • 7. There was a recrudescence of Pythagoreanism, with its attendant symbolism and mysticism. 🔊
  • 8. It turned away, too, from the pillar of cloud, of which the symbolism began to seem deceptive. 🔊
  • 9. We hear it not unfrequently asserted that symbolism or personification should not be introduced in painting at all. 🔊
  • 10. At the same time there is something too impressive in the mass for any perfunctory performance to divest its symbolism of sublimity. 🔊
  • 11. Suspended animation finds no fuller symbolism than the sculptor here presents to us in abstract form. 🔊
  • 12. These are sacramental in their solemn symbolism, that in the solemnest symbolism and the holiest reality. 🔊
  • 13. In such passages we are still on the level of symbolism, and philosophy only begins when symbolism has been surpassed. 🔊
  • 14. After lunch, he was a little more communicative and he then asked her if she had ever thought on the grace and symbolism of a vase. 🔊
  • 15. The importance of the cardinal points in primitive symbolism appears to me to have been very great, and has not as yet been fully realized. 🔊
  • 16. It is true that the symbolism of two allegorists is varied, but a common spirit and aim underlie their interpretations. 🔊
  • 17. Were it not for the blizzard we might fail to know so well the comforting symbolism of firelight at play upon clean hearths. 🔊
  • 18. He seemed able to talk of nothing but the symbolism of the group, finding many points in it which had escaped me entirely. 🔊
  • 19. They are not "devices" or abbreviations, in any sense that does not attach to such symbolism as all thought involves. 🔊
  • 20. The unicorn and virgin, with a hunter in pursuit, is quite a favourite bit of symbolism in the middle ages. 🔊
  • 21. He can understand and feel sympathy; feels the symbolism of nature; and can obey a self-denying motive. 🔊
  • 22. But the whole body of meaning in the old Egyptian symbolism rushed over him with a force that shook his heart. 🔊