Part of speech:
Not in its original, usual, literal, or exact sense; representing one concept in terms of another that may be thought of as analogous with it; metaphoric
The definition of metaphorical is a description of something using an implied comparison, not a literal comparison.
Of or characteristic of allegory
The definition of elliptical is something that resembles or relates to an ellipse, a plane that intersects a cone.
Of or relating to a geometric system in which two or more lines can be drawn through any point in a plane and not intersect a given line in the plane.
(Linguistics) Of or relating to the study or the description of a language or a specific stage of a language, with emphasis on constructing a grammar without regard to historical development, comparison with other languages, or advocated norms for correct or proper usage.
The definition of explanatory is something that makes things more clear.
Find another word for parabolic. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for parabolic, like: figurative, metaphorical, allegorical, elliptical, hyperbolic, intersected, descriptive, explanatory, illustrative, bent and parabolical.