Synonyms of parabolic
allegoricalAn allegorical story, poem, or painting uses allegory.
• the allegorical novel 'The Master and Margarita'
figurativeIf you use a word or expression in a figurative sense, you use it with a more abstract or imaginative meaning than its ordinary literal one.
• both the literal and figurative sense
symbolicSymbolic is used to describe things involving or relating to symbols.
• symbolic representations of landscape
Thesaurus for parabolic from the Collins English Thesaurus