Anecdote and Narration


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Anecdote noun – A brief account of something interesting that happened especially to one personally.
Narration is a synonym for anecdote in interesting or amusing story topic. In some cases you can use "Narration" instead a noun "Anecdote".
Nearby Words: anecdotal, anecdotic
Synonyms for Anecdote


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Narration noun – A relating of events usually in the order in which they happened.
Usage example: a narration that vastly overstates her minor role in this international affair

Anecdote is a synonym for narration in description topic. You can use "Anecdote" instead a noun "Narration".
Nearby Words: narrative, narrate, narrator, narrated, narrating
Synonyms for Narration

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similar similar anecdote similar narration
brief brief anecdote brief narration
short short anecdote short narration
original original anecdote original narration
Other adjectives: entire, little, famous, personal, early, vague, hilarious, bizarre, english.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / MacGyver Inner Monologue: MacGyver, providing linking narration or relating a folksy anecdote about something in his childhood that the onscreen action reminds him of Instant Sedation: the gas sprayed by the helicopter in "Honest Abe" has this effect.
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