Noun Definition


1.Definition: a graphic or vivid verbal description

"Too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures", "The author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland", "The pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters"

Related Noun(s):characterisation, delineation, depiction, picture

Category: General

2.Definition: acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture

Related Noun(s):enactment, personation, portrayal

Category: General

3.Definition: the act of describing distinctive characteristics or essential features

"The media's characterization of Al Gore as a nerd"

Related Noun(s):characterisation

Category: General