What does portrayal mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word portrayal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. portrayal, portraiture, portrait(noun)

    a word picture of a person's appearance and character

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

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

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

    a representation by picture or portraiture

  4. portrait, portrayal(noun)

    any likeness of a person, in any medium

    "the photographer made excellent portraits"

  5. depiction, delineation, portrayal(noun)

    representation by drawing or painting etc

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?

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    Karen
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How to say portrayal in sign language?

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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. Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights:

    This is a cheap ‘Fatwa’ that is far from what Islam really stands for and is in violation of human rights, it is a portrayal of these murderers’ devilish-like behavior and low moral standing.

  2. Beauton Gilbow:

    I have been made aware that a video of me that is circulating on social media and in the news, i am heartbroken by the portrayal that I am in some way racist. I have friends of all race and do not tolerate any form of discrimination in my life. The song in the background was the sound of.

  3. Lewis Lapham:

    Unlike any other business in the United States, sports must preserve an illusion of perfect innocence. The mounting of this illusion defines the purpose and accounts for the immense wealth of American sports. It is the ceremony of innocence that the fans pay to see -- not the game or the match or the bout, but the ritual portrayal of a world in which time stops and all hope remains plausible, in which everybody present can recover the blameless expectations of a child, where the forces of light always triumph over the powers of darkness.

  4. Jonathan Kasdan:

    There’s a fluidity to Donald and Billy Dee’s [portrayal of Lando’s] sexuality, i mean, I would have loved to have gotten a more explicitly LGBT character into this movie. I think it’s time, certainly, for that, and I love the fluidity ? sort of the spectrum of sexuality that Donald appeals to and that droids are a part of.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of portrayal

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