Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having more than one signification, as a word.
- adj. Having multiple meanings.
- adj. of words; having many meanings
“As the painter and poet, David Jones, argued a half-century ago, art reminds us in a gratuitous way — that is, by way of a kind of grace that signifies, or speaks, to us — of the rich, polysemantic layering of signs that constitutes the world itself.”
“I want to be the first to comment, yet I find myself at a loss for words — polysemantic words that is.”
“Rowan, something polysemantic is something ambiguous, or having many meanings.”
“So is this artist using “polysemantic” to mean multilingual/multicultural?”
“Ok, I Googled-polysemantic and associative object-because I wanted to know what that is.”
“So Regretsians what is a polysemantic/associative object?”
“I knew the definitions, but I didn’t know if polysemantic/associative objects were a particular style of sculpture like Minimalism.”
“It's very idiomatic, it contains a lot of polysemantic or homophonic words, which you can play with a lot.”
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