Associations to the word «Figurative»
FIGURATIVE, adjective. Metaphorical or tropical, as opposed to literal; using figures; as of the use of "cats and dogs" in the phrase "It's raining cats and dogs".
FIGURATIVE, adjective. Metaphorically so called
FIGURATIVE, adjective. With many figures of speech
FIGURATIVE, adjective. Emblematic; representative
FIGURATIVE, adjective. (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech; "figurative language".
FIGURATIVE, adjective. Consisting of or forming human or animal figures; "a figural design"; "the figurative art of the humanistic tradition"- Herbert Read.
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.