word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisation(noun)
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"
delineation, depiction, limning, line drawing(noun)
a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
depiction, delineation, portrayal(noun)
representation by drawing or painting etc
The act of delineating; depiction
An image of the outline of an object
A graphic verbal description
the act of representing, portraying, or describing, as by lines, diagrams, sketches, etc.; drawing an outline; as, the delineation of a scene or face; in drawing and engraving, representation by means of lines, as distinguished from representation by means of tints and shades; accurate and minute representation, as distinguished from art that is careless of details, or subordinates them excessively
a delineated picture; representation; sketch; description in words
The numerical value of delineation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of delineation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Only a novel"... in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour are conveyed to the world in the best chosen language.
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