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Synonyms for portrayal
pɔrˈtreɪ əl, poʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. portrayal, portraiture, portrait(noun)

    a word picture of a person's appearance and character

    Synonyms:
    portraiture, characterization, depicting, depiction, portrait, delineation, portraying, enactment, personation

  2. 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, personation, characterisation, portraying, enactment, depiction, word-painting, depicting, characterization, portrait, act, passage, impersonation, word picture, picture, delineation

  3. depicting, depiction, portraying, portrayal(noun)

    a representation by picture or portraiture

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

  4. portrait, portrayal(noun)

    any likeness of a person, in any medium

    "the photographer made excellent portraits"

    Synonyms:
    portraiture, characterization, depicting, personation, portrait, delineation, portraying, enactment, depiction

  5. depiction, delineation, portrayal(noun)

    representation by drawing or painting etc

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. portrayal(n.)

    Synonyms:
    delineation, painting, representation, sketch

  2. portrayal(n.)

    Synonyms:
    description, account

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. portrayal(n)

    Synonyms:
    delineation, description, account, recital, painting, depiction

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    representation, portrait, image, picture, depiction, description

How to pronounce portrayal?

Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say portrayal in sign language?

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How to use portrayal in a sentence?

  1. Jonathan Kasdan:

    There's a fluidity to Donald Glover and Billy Dee's( portrayal of Lando's) sexuality, i mean, I would have loved to have gotten a more explicitly LGBT character into this movie. I think it's time, certainly, for that, and I love the fluidity -- sort of the spectrum of sexuality that Donald Glover appeals to and that droids are a part of.

  2. Kathryn Ness:

    At our living history museum, these and future findings will help us further refine our exhibits, as we use archaeological evidence and historical documents as the basis for our portrayal of the past.

  3. Justin Amash:

    Contrary to Barr's portrayal, Mueller's report reveals that President Trump engaged in specific actions and a pattern of behavior that meet the threshold for impeachment.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    The way that Hillary Clinton’s been talked about in the media is so gendered and rabidly sexist in every single portrayal, whether it’s the attacks on her personal life or the adjectives that are used to describe her clothing, we have to do a full reexamination.

  5. Joe Berlinger:

    I think the most notable thing [was] the degree to which they were unhappy with the portrayal of family, particularly of the mother Bonnie Clutter, who was portrayed as somebody who was kind of depressed and didn’t get out of bed and all sorts of things they feel [are] just not true, she had some pain issues that she managed, but she embraced life and she was beloved by all the family, extended family.


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