Synonyms for portrayal

Synonyms for (noun) portrayal

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: portrayal, delineation, depiction

Definition: representation by drawing or painting etc

Similar words: pictorial representation, picturing

Definition: visual representation as by photography or painting

Synonyms: portrait, portrayal

Definition: any likeness of a person, in any medium

Usage: the photographer made excellent portraits

Similar words: likeness, semblance

Definition: picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing

Synonyms: portrayal, portraying, depicting, depiction

Definition: a representation by picture or portraiture

Similar words: representational process

Definition: any basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else

Synonyms: portrait, portraiture, portrayal

Definition: a word picture of a person's appearance and character

Similar words: 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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