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Definition of "symbolization" [sym•bol•i•za•tion]

  • The act of symbolizing; the use of symbols to represent things, or the investing of things with a symbolic meaning (noun)
  • The unconscious mental representation of one thing by another (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "symbolization" in a sentence
  • "5/THE CULT OF BAALOL The Synthesis Projector, a machine used commonly on the Arkon worlds, made it possible to synthesize emotions and thought impressions into a holograph of 'symbolization'."
  • "Still, with its focus on broadly recognizable sounds rather than on culturally specific ideas, such as peculiar symbolization for the Egyptian sun-god Ra, this new alphabetic system of writing was nothing short of a revolution."
  • "But if the Hong Kong paintings are meant to recall mandalas, they certainly aren't the kind that intrigued Carl Jung with their symbolization of mythological pantheons and psycho-cultural archetypes."