What does portrayal mean?

Definitions for portrayal
pɔrˈtreɪ əl, poʊr-por·tray·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. portrayal, characterization, enactment, personation(noun)

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

  2. depiction, delineation, portrayal(noun)

    representation by drawing or painting etc

  3. portrait, portrayal(noun)

    any likeness of a person, in any medium

    "the photographer made excellent portraits"

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

    a representation by picture or portraiture

  5. portrayal, portraiture, portrait(noun)

    a word picture of a person's appearance and character

Wiktionary

  1. portrayal(Noun)

    The act of portraying.

  2. portrayal(Noun)

    The result of portraying; a representation, description, or portrait.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Portrayal(noun)

    the act or process of portraying; description; delineation

How to pronounce portrayal?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of portrayal in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of portrayal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of portrayal in a Sentence

  1. Don Cheadle:

    He brought humanity and truth to the portrayal of people who felt larger than life.

  2. Mark Given:

    We are very pleased that the ASA have decided that there are no grounds to investigate our Christmas advertisement, we've been delighted with the overwhelmingly positive response we've had from customers and colleagues to our portrayal of the 1914 Christmas Day Truce.

  3. Ricardo Chavira:

    [I would ask if] I was doing the absolute best job in the portrayal of the earlier years ... because theres so much of what happens there in the struggle and the sacrifice that informs everything that happens to her down the road and, well, not just her, for the whole family.

  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. Carly Fiorina:

    I think Edward Snowden has been terribly destructive, he has been less than forthcoming. It was a very slanted portrayal about what the NSA does, and he knows it.

Images & Illustrations of portrayal

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