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1. characterization

noun. ['ˌkɛrɪktɝɪˈzeɪʃən'] a graphic or vivid verbal description.

Synonyms

  • portrayal
  • picture
  • verbal description
  • word-painting
  • depiction
  • characterisation
  • epithet
  • delineation
  • portrait
  • portraiture
  • word picture

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • beginning
  • join
  • connect

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • characterize (English)
  • characterizare (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word characterization


1. Noun, singular or mass
Observing the characterization, themes and certain plot elements will help you determine if the piece is a legend.

Quotes containing the word characterization


1. The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.
- Alfred North Whitehead, Process and Reality

2. characterization

noun. ['ˌkɛrɪktɝɪˈzeɪʃən'] acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture.

Synonyms

  • persona
  • theatrical role
  • enactment
  • part
  • portrayal
  • impression
  • personation
  • playacting
  • performing
  • character
  • acting
  • playing

Antonyms

  • functional
  • uselessness
  • inutility
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • characterize (English)
  • characterizare (Latin)

3. characterization

noun. ['ˌkɛrɪktɝɪˈzeɪʃən'] the act of describing distinctive characteristics or essential features.

Synonyms

  • description

Antonyms

  • inside
  • middle

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • characterize (English)
  • characterizare (Latin)
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