Definitions for characterisation

Definitions for (noun) characterisation

Main entry: characterisation, characterization

Definition: the act of describing distinctive characteristics or essential features

Usage: the media's characterization of Al Gore as a nerd

Main entry: characterisation, characterization, delineation, depiction, word picture, word-painting, picture

Definition: a graphic or vivid verbal description

Usage: 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

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