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Definition of Symmetrical


  1. Involving or exhibiting symmetry; proportional in parts; having its parts in due proportion as to dimensions; as, a symmetrical body or building.
  2. Having the organs or parts of one side corresponding with those of the other; having the parts in two or more series of organs the same in number; exhibiting a symmetry. See Symmetry, 2.
  3. Having an equal number of parts in the successive circles of floral organs; -- said of flowers.
  4. Having a likeness in the form and size of floral organs of the same kind; regular.
  5. Having a common measure; commensurable.
  6. Having corresponding parts or relations.

Symmetrical Quotations

Perfect is very boring, and if you happen to have a different look, that's a celebration of human nature, I think. If we were all symmetrical and perfect, life would be very dull.
Natalie Dormer

People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Except I'm aware that as a writer you can't get away with as much writing for children as you can with adults. Children have much more finely tuned senses of justice, morals, and ethics. They are much more Platonic: children are symmetrical, before we begin to fragment them with our own nonsensical ideas and squelch their natural joy in knowledge.
Alan Bradley

Actors do have good and bad sides. It's because the passage down the birth canal distorts the face. People born by caesarean section are more symmetrical.
Richard Griffiths
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Symmetrical Translations

symmetrical in German is symmetrisch
symmetrical in Swedish is symmetrisk
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