Associations to the word «Pictorial»


PICTORIAL, adjective. Of, relating to, composed of, or illustrated by pictures.
PICTORIAL, adjective. Described or otherwise represented as if in a picture; graphic or vivid.
PICTORIAL, adjective. Stylistically similar to a painting, especially following pictorial conventions (of a photograph) – see pictorialism.
PICTORIAL, noun. A newspaper or magazine with many pictures, or section thereof
PICTORIAL, noun. An article primarily featuring many photographs, or simply a collection of photographs
PICTORIAL, noun. (philately) a stamp featuring a vignette of local scenery or culture.
PICTORIAL CONVENTION, noun. (arts) A widely used or accepted device or technique for the portrayal of a subject in art. An artistic convention.

Dictionary definition

PICTORIAL, noun. A periodical (magazine or newspaper) containing many pictures.
PICTORIAL, adjective. Pertaining to or consisting of pictures; "pictorial perspective"; "pictorial records".
PICTORIAL, adjective. Evoking lifelike images within the mind; "pictorial poetry and prose"; "graphic accounts of battle"; "a lifelike portrait"; "a vivid description".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn