Symbolist meaning

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One who uses symbols or symbolism.
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Of or relating to symbolism.
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Of or relating to the Symbolists.
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A person who uses symbols, as in art or literature.
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Any of a group of French and Belgian writers and artists of the late 19th cent. who rejected realism and tried to express ideas, emotions, and attitudes by the use of symbolic words, figures, objects, etc.
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A person who studies or is expert in interpreting symbols or symbolism.
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(art, literature) Of or pertaining to the Symbolist movement in late 19th-century and early 20th-century European arts and literature.
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One who employs symbols.
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Origin of symbolist

  • From French symboliste, coined by poet Paul Verlaine in 1885.

    From Wiktionary