Parabolicalism

parabolic

2 [par-uh-bol-ik]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or involving a parable.
Also, parabolical.


Origin:
1650–60; < Late Latin parabolicus metaphoric < Late Greek parabolikós figurative, equivalent to Greek parabol() parable + -ikos -ic

parabolicalism, noun
parabolically, adverb
nonparabolical, adjective
nonparabolically, adverb
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parabolic1 (ˌpærəˈbɒlɪk)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or shaped like a parabola
2.  shaped like a paraboloid: a parabolic mirror

parabolic or parabolical2 (ˌpærəˈbɒlɪk)
 
adj
of or resembling a parable
 
parabolical or parabolical2
 
adj
 
para'bolically or parabolical2
 
adv

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