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1. story

noun. ['ˈstɔri'] a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program.

Synonyms

  • message
  • fairytale
  • content
  • fairy tale
  • narrative
  • tale
  • folk tale
  • folktale
  • sob stuff
  • subject matter
  • tall tale
  • fairy story
  • tearjerker
  • sob story
  • substance
  • nursery rhyme

Antonyms

  • discontented
  • unhappy
  • dissatisfy
  • discontent

Etymology

  • estorie (English)
  • historia (English)

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Example sentences of the word short-story


1. Noun Phrase
The erotica section, however, allows for short story manuscripts around 25,000 to 40,000 words.

2. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration.

Synonyms

  • fleeting
  • duration
  • fugitive
  • momentaneous
  • short-term
  • short-dated
  • short-run
  • truncated
  • short-range
  • short and sweet
  • abbreviated
  • momentary
  • length
  • clipped
  • shortened

Antonyms

  • smart
  • outside
  • distant
  • intelligible

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. story

noun. ['ˈstɔri'] a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events.

Synonyms

  • bathos
  • plot
  • allegory
  • climax
  • anticlimax
  • love story
  • myth
  • whodunit
  • apologue
  • parable
  • heroic tale
  • culmination
  • adventure story
  • fable
  • fiction
  • legend
  • romance
  • mystery story
  • short story

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • intense
  • immoderation
  • moderation

Etymology

  • estorie (English)
  • historia (English)

4. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length.

Synonyms

  • sawed-off
  • sawn-off
  • curtal
  • truncate
  • short-snouted
  • snub
  • shortish
  • telescoped
  • short-range
  • truncated
  • stubby
  • abbreviated
  • close
  • length
  • shortened

Antonyms

  • distributed
  • thin
  • thinness
  • narrow

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. story

noun. ['ˈstɔri'] a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale.

Synonyms

  • cellar
  • mezzanine floor
  • basement
  • garret
  • ground floor
  • loft
  • floor
  • ground level
  • attic
  • entresol
  • structure
  • storey
  • level
  • edifice
  • building
  • first floor
  • construction

Antonyms

  • rise
  • start
  • truth
  • refrain

Etymology

  • estorie (English)
  • historia (English)

6. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] low in stature; not tall.

Synonyms

  • stumpy
  • height
  • thickset
  • squab
  • thick
  • low
  • squabby
  • runty
  • chunky
  • half-length
  • pint-size
  • heavyset
  • compact
  • stature
  • squat
  • sawed-off
  • sawn-off
  • little
  • stocky
  • low-set
  • squatty
  • pint-sized
  • dumpy

Antonyms

  • high
  • unabridged
  • loose
  • decompress

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. story

noun. ['ˈstɔri'] a record or narrative description of past events.

Synonyms

  • account
  • record
  • case history
  • etymology
  • recital
  • life
  • historical paper
  • annals
  • biography
  • life story
  • ancient history
  • historical record
  • historical document
  • chronicle
  • life history
  • history

Antonyms

  • mild
  • high
  • raise
  • uneven

Etymology

  • estorie (English)
  • historia (English)

8. story

noun. ['ˈstɔri'] a short account of the news.

Synonyms

  • account
  • bulletin
  • report
  • despatch
  • news
  • exclusive
  • scoop
  • communique
  • dispatch
  • write up
  • newsletter
  • urban legend
  • news report

Antonyms

  • unsteady
  • inclined
  • vertical
  • disassembly

Etymology

  • estorie (English)
  • historia (English)

9. short

noun. ['ˈʃɔrt'] the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed.

Synonyms

  • baseball diamond
  • piece of ground
  • infield
  • diamond
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • longness
  • untrimmed
  • lengthen
  • open

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] not sufficient to meet a need.

Synonyms

  • inadequate
  • insufficient
  • poor

Antonyms

  • estimable
  • proud
  • anticyclone
  • loud

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))
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