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Definition 1: acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for characterization in the sense of this definition

(characterization is a kind of ...) the performance of a part or role in a drama

(... is a kind of characterization ) an impressionistic portrayal of a person

"he did a funny impression of a politician"

(... is a kind of characterization ) an actor's portrayal of someone in a play

"she played the part of Desdemona"

Definition 2: a graphic or vivid verbal description - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where characterization or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for characterization in the sense of this definition

(characterization is a kind of ...) a statement that represents something in words

(... is a kind of characterization ) descriptive word or phrase

(... is a kind of characterization ) a word picture of a person's appearance and character

Definition 3: the act of describing distinctive characteristics or essential features - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where characterization or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for characterization in the sense of this definition

(characterization is a kind of ...) the act of describing something

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