Dictionary

symbolization

symbolization

noun sym·bol·i·za·tion \ˌsim-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of SYMBOLIZATION

1
:  an act or instance of symbolizing
2
:  the human capacity to develop a system of meaningful symbols

First Known Use of SYMBOLIZATION

1603

symbolization

noun sym·bol·iza·tion   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SYMBOLIZATION

:  the act or process of symbolizing; specifically :  symbolic representation of a repressed complex (as in dreams)

Variants of SYMBOLIZATION

sym·bol·iza·tion also British sym·bol·isa·tion \ˌsim-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌlī-\

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: symbolizePrevious Word in the Dictionary: symbolisticAll Words Near: symbolization
March 04, 2015
sprightly Hear it
Full of life and energy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears