Definition of symbolic:
Synonyms for symbolic:
Though the evidence sheds but a partial light upon the hidden springs of the dark business in which she was engaged, and much that should be known in order perfectly to appreciate her symbolic value remains obscure, we can rest assured that Mary Blandy, whatever she may have been, was no victim of judicial error.- "Trial-of-Mary-Blandy", Roughead, William.
- "The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day", Evelyn Underhill.
The quiet old lady in the firelight, encompassed with the symbolic security of chintz and water- colour, gave her a sudden vision of how blessed it would be to jump all the middle dangers of life and have arrived at the end, safely, sensibly, with a cap and gloves and consideration and memories.- "A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly", Henry James.