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Synonyms for depiction
de·pic·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisationnoun

    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, limning, characterization, 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. depicting, depiction, portraying, portrayalnoun

    a representation by picture or portraiture

    Synonyms:
    line drawing, characterization, depicting, portraiture, characterisation, limning, portrait, word-painting, delineation, word picture, portraying, portrayal, enactment, picture, personation

  3. delineation, depiction, limning, line drawingnoun

    a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects

    Synonyms:
    characterization, line drawing, characterisation, depicting, word-painting, limning, word picture, delineation, portrayal, portraying, picture

  4. depiction, delineation, portrayalnoun

    representation by drawing or painting etc

    Synonyms:
    line drawing, characterization, depicting, portraiture, characterisation, limning, portrait, word-painting, delineation, word picture, portraying, portrayal, enactment, picture, personation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. depictionnoun

    Synonyms:
    portrayal, delineation, description, picture

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "depiction":

    representation, description, portrayal, portrait

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How to use depiction in a sentence?

  1. Natalee Holloway:

    I am proud of the work and depiction of the show, and even though it was n’t the outcome we had all hoped for, I am glad the world was able to get an inside look of what any father would do if there was even the slightest chance of finding his missing child.

  2. Eric Beeson:

    I appreciated the depiction of suicide as a process. There is no singular cause for suicide, and the show depicted the cumulative effect of multiple life experiences leading up to Hannah's suicide. Even though I don't like that the show sometimes vilified the people in the tapes as the 'reasons' why Hannah killed herself, one narrative that has been lost in the controversy about this show is the belief by some of the characters that things had to get better, they had to care and treat one another better.

  3. Jonathan Karl:

    The WHCA is horrified by a video reportedly shown over the weekend at a political conference organized by the president's supporters, all Americans should condemn this depiction of violence directed toward journalists and the president's political opponents.

  4. Hisham Fageeh:

    A city like Jeddah gives a really fresh image on how people should see Saudi Arabia and it's a very honest depiction.

  5. Eric Garcetti:

    I don’t think that ‘Night at the Museum’ was an accurate depiction of what happens when the lights go down at the Museum of Natural History, but it still could get people excited about history, i hope ‘San Andreas’ will be a good popcorn thriller that awakens people about the importance of getting prepared for the big quake that is long overdue to happen.


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