Commentary and Narration


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Commentary noun – A series of explanations or observations on something (as an event).
Narration is a synonym for commentary in analysis topic. In some cases you can use "Narration" instead a noun "Commentary".
Nearby Words: comment, commentator, commentation
Synonyms for Commentary


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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

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

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detailed detailed commentary detailed narration
similar similar commentary similar narration
usual usual commentary usual narration
brief brief commentary brief narration
Other adjectives: regular, original, actual, entire, dry, little, inner, personal, new, dramatic, additional, bizarre, occasional, previous, audio, english.

Both words in one sentence

  • Opening Narration The narration generally shifts to snarky commentary later on when the viewers don't require as much explanation.
  • The narration occasionally cuts away from the action for commentary on the school and city before returning to its skewed world of in-school ogres and cannibals.
  • A Mockumentary on the subject of late 90s dating, from the perspective of an alien observer, complete with Wildlife Commentary Spoof style narration.
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