Associations to the word «Fable»
FABLE, noun. A fictitious narrative intended to enforce some useful truth or precept, usually with animals, birds etc as characters; an apologue. Prototypically, Aesop's Fables.
FABLE, noun. Any story told to excite wonder; common talk; the theme of talk.
FABLE, noun. Fiction; untruth; falsehood.
FABLE, noun. The plot, story, or connected series of events forming the subject of an epic or dramatic poem.
FABLE, verb. (intransitive) (archaic) To compose fables; hence, to write or speak fiction; to write or utter what is not true.
FABLE, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To feign; to invent; to devise, and speak of, as true or real; to tell of falsely.
FABLE, noun. A deliberately false or improbable account.
FABLE, noun. A short moral story (often with animal characters).
FABLE, noun. A story about mythical or supernatural beings or events.
The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.