Antonyms of adj metaphoric

1 sense of metaphoric

Sense 1
metaphorical, metaphoric -- (expressing one thing in terms normally denoting another; "a metaphorical expression"; "metaphoric language")

INDIRECT (VIA figurative) -> literal -- (limited to the explicit meaning of a word or text; "a literal translation")

Similarity of adj metaphoric

1 sense of metaphoric

Sense 1
metaphorical, metaphoric -- (expressing one thing in terms normally denoting another; "a metaphorical expression"; "metaphoric language")
       => figurative (vs. literal), nonliteral -- ((used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech; "figurative language")

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