What is another word for sayings?

Pronunciation: [sˈe͡ɪɪŋz] (IPA)

Sayings, also known as proverbs or adages, are commonly used phrases that express a timeless truth or moral lesson. There are numerous synonyms for the word "sayings" that can be used interchangeably depending on the context or tone of the sentence. Some of these synonyms include maxims, aphorisms, expressions, idioms, axioms, mottos, and platitudes. Each of these words can be used to refer to a specific type of saying or can be used more broadly to describe a variety of different sayings. Regardless of the specific synonym used, these types of phrases often convey a sense of wisdom, insight, or humor, making them a powerful tool for communication and expression.

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Usage examples for Sayings

The magnitude of the contents of such sayings can as little be comprehended as their significance can be exhausted.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
So I had at last got rid of her, but not of her sayings, nor of my thoughts.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse
Not true are such sayings.
"The Maid of Maiden Lane"
Amelia E. Barr

Famous quotes with Sayings

  • I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful; but I have never read in either of them: Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden.
    Saint Augustine
  • The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.
    William Feather
  • Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.
    Arthur Helps
  • The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the past, in order to strengthen his character thereby.
    John Milton
  • Many are called but few are chosen. There are sayings of Christ which suggest that the Church he came to establish will always be a minority affair.
    Edward Norman

Word of the Day

worldly wise
on to, wised up, alive, apprehensive, brainy, bright, brilliant, canny, clever, cognizant.