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  Definition of Characterization
  1. acting the part of a character on stage; dramaticially representing the character by speech and action and gesture
  2. the act of describing distinctive characteristics or essential features; "the media''s characterization of Al Gore as a nerd"
  3. 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"
Similar Words: portrayal, enactment, personation, characterisation, word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture

 

Hyponyms: impression, character, role, theatrical role, part, persona, epithet, portrayal, portraiture, portrait

 

Derivational Morphology: pose, impersonate, personate, enact, reenact, act out, portray, qualify, characterize, characterise, describe, depict, draw, specify, define, delineate, delimit, delimitate

 

 
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