Associations to the word «Fable»

Wiktionary

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.

Dictionary definition

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.

Wise words

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery