Associations to the word «Depiction»


DEPICTION, noun. A lifelike image of something, either verbal or visual
DEPICTION, noun. A drawing or painting

Dictionary definition

DEPICTION, noun. 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".
DEPICTION, noun. A representation by picture or portraiture.
DEPICTION, noun. A drawing of the outlines of forms or objects.
DEPICTION, noun. Representation by drawing or painting etc.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope