Depiction and Picture


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Depiction noun – A vivid representation in words of someone or something.
Usage example: the set piece of the novel is a depiction of the battle that makes readers feel like they were there

Picture is a synonym for depiction in description topic. In some cases you can use "Picture" instead a noun "Depiction", when it comes to topics like sketch, representation. popular alternative
Nearby Words: depict, depicted, depictive, depicting
Synonyms for Depiction


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Picture noun – A two-dimensional design intended to look like a person or thing.
Usage example: using only watercolors, she produced a strikingly lifelike picture of her mother

Depiction is a synonym for picture in sketch topic. You can use "Depiction" instead a noun "Picture", if it concerns topics such as description, painting, illustration. popular alternative
Nearby Words: pictured, picturing
Synonyms for Picture

How words are described

good good depiction good picture
clear clear depiction clear picture
detailed detailed depiction detailed picture
particular particular depiction particular picture
Other adjectives: perfect, complete, original, accurate, single, disturbing, actual, entire, great, grim, bleak, famous, funny, negative, inaccurate, graphic, last, realistic, recent, unflattering, iconic.

Both words in one sentence

  • Webcomic / 5 Elementos Removed from the Picture: Belenus, aka Ken Válbrandur, is missing his head on his Heliopolis' Portrait depiction.
  • Banned Episode Expect this treatment of the episode "Whale Whores" for the depiction of the Japanese being fooled by post-war Americans by a picture of a whale and dolphin flying the Enola Gay, implying that the marine creatures were responsible for the nuclear destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
  • Film / Hail, Caesar! Credits Gag: At the very end of the closing credits there appears the following warning "This motion picture contains no visual depiction of the godhead," which can be considered a philosophical variant of No Animals Were Harmed.
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