Associations to the word «Portrayal»

Wiktionary

PORTRAYAL, noun. The act of portraying.
PORTRAYAL, noun. The result of portraying; a representation, description, or portrait.

Dictionary definition

PORTRAYAL, noun. A word picture of a person's appearance and character.
PORTRAYAL, noun. Acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture.
PORTRAYAL, noun. A representation by picture or portraiture.
PORTRAYAL, noun. Any likeness of a person, in any medium; "the photographer made excellent portraits".
PORTRAYAL, noun. Representation by drawing or painting etc.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.