Synonyms for characterization

Synonyms for (noun) characterization

Synonyms: portrayal, personation, enactment, characterization

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

Similar words: performing, acting, playacting, playing

Definition: the performance of a part or role in a drama


Synonyms: characterisation, characterization

Definition: the act of describing distinctive characteristics or essential features

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

Similar words: description

Definition: the act of describing something


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: verbal description, description

Definition: a statement that represents something in words