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Definitions for characterization
ˌkær ɪk tər əˈzeɪ ʃənchar·ac·ter·i·za·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"

  2. characterization, characterisationnoun

    the act of describing distinctive characteristics or essential features

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

  3. portrayal, characterization, enactment, personationnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. characterizationnoun

    The act or process of characterizing.

  2. Etymology: From χαρακτηρίζω, from χαρακτήρ, from χαράσσω (engrave)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Characterizationnoun

    the act or process of characterizing

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  1. Characterization

    Characterization or characterisation is the art of creating characters for a narrative, including the process of conveying information about them. It is a literary element and may be employed in dramatic works of art or everyday conversation. Characters may be presented by means of description, through their actions, speech, or thoughts.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of characterization in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of characterization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of characterization in a Sentence

  1. Keith Ellison:

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

  2. Jade Fulce:

    Since the importance of variants may differ by location, CDC, in collaboration with the SIG [SARS-CoV-2 Interagency Group], is closely monitoring the emergence of the B.1.617 variant in the United States and this variant has been prioritized for characterization by the U.S. government to better understand the potential impact on available medical countermeasures, including vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics, cDC and the SIG continually review the available scientific evidence as well as the genomic surveillance data to assess the classification of variants. On May 4, 2021, the B.1.617, B.1.617.1, B.1.617.2, and B.1.617.3 lineages were classified as variants of interests by CDC, in collaboration with the SIG, but variant status might escalate or deescalate based on scientific evidence.

  3. Congressman Davis for many years:

    She has a very creative imagination. And I think she dreams up all these things that she says she's done, she has attempted to paint me as somebody( who), when I hear her characterization, I sometimes have to wonder who she's talking about.

  4. Pete Buttigieg:

    Well, I reached out to the author, and while I, obviously, I think that some of the characterization of me personally is unfair, I do understand the concern.

  5. Joe Biden:

    Look, I just think we got a lot of really good candidates out there and they're making their case and I don't, I don't put a whole lot in terms of labels, i'm not going to comment on Bernie's characterization of who or what it is. Bernie Sanders's sincere about what Bernie Sanders, what Bernie Sanders thinks and I think Bernie Sanders should go out and say it.

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