Textual thesaurus for "characterization"

(noun) portrayal, personation, enactment

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

(noun) characterisation

the act of describing distinctive characteristics or essential features

the media's characterization of Al Gore as a nerd

(noun) characterisation, delineation, depiction, word picture, word-painting, picture

a graphic or vivid verbal description

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