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Synonyms for characterization
ˌkær ɪk tər əˈzeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisation(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    personation, portrayal, flick, portraying, mental picture, film, moving picture, depicting, impression, depiction, limning, picture, motion-picture show, video, ikon, movie, scene, delineation, characterisation, word-painting, pic, line drawing, exposure, image, photo, motion picture, pictorial matter, photograph, icon, enactment, painting, word picture, moving-picture show, picture show

  2. characterization, characterisation(noun)

    the act of describing distinctive characteristics or essential features

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

    Synonyms:
    depiction, characterisation, personation, word-painting, delineation, word picture, portrayal, enactment, picture

  3. portrayal, characterization, enactment, personation(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    portraiture, portrayal, personation, characterisation, portraying, enactment, depiction, word-painting, depicting, portrait, act, passage, impersonation, word picture, picture, delineation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. characterization(n.)

    Synonyms:
    designation (of properties), specification

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How to use characterization in a sentence?

  1. Major League Baseball:

    Everyone in baseball must use care to not engage in any behavior — whether intentional or not — that could be construed as minimizing the egregiousness of an act of domestic violence, we became aware of this incident through the Sports Illustrated article. The Astros have disputed Sports Illustrated's characterization of the incident.

  2. Elisa Resconi:

    If the characterization of the site proves to be excellent, one could consider how a full-scale neutrino observatory might be deployed on a relatively fast timescale thanks to the existing deep-water infrastructure, a neutrino detector array operated in the Pacific would ideally complement IceCube and its second generation at South Pole.

  3. Jody Culham:

    This work may be the richest characterization ever conducted of a single patient’s visual system, she has shown this very profound recovery of vision, based on her perception of motion.

  4. Ayn Rand, The Romantic Manifesto p. 74 (pb 93):

    A good novel is an indivisible sum; every scene, sequence and passage of a good novel has to involve, contribute to and advance all three of its major attributes: theme, plot, characterization.

  5. Keith Ellison:

    Karen Monahan and I were in a long-term relationship which ended in 2016, and I still care deeply for Karen Monahan well-being, this video does not exist because I never behaved in this way, and any characterization otherwise is false.


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