Narration and Story


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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

Story is a synonym for narration in fairy tale topic. In some cases you can use "Story" instead a noun "Narration", when it comes to topics like account, report, description, words. popular alternative
Nearby Words: narrative, narrate, narrator, narrated, narrating
Synonyms for Narration


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Story noun – A relating of events usually in the order in which they happened.
Usage example: gave us the whole story of the accident

Narration is a synonym for story in fairy tale topic. You can use "Narration" instead a noun "Story", if it concerns topics such as account, report, tale, words. popular alternative
Nearby Words: storey, storied, storyline
Synonyms for Story

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full full narration full story
similar similar narration similar story
short short narration short story
standard standard narration standard story
Other adjectives: original, true, simple, actual, entire, little, famous, personal, new, early, dramatic, final, later, extra, hilarious, next, comic, previous.

Both words in one sentence

  • Little Professor Dialog Of course, seeing all of the other words thrown into the narration of the story, the author may just be trying to get kids to learn how to use a dictionary.
  • Comicbook / Fables Exact Words: At the end of the "Jack in Hollywood" story, the narration informs us that Jack was never seen in Fabletown again.
  • There's her narration, which throughout the film casts their story as a fairy-tale romance while Kit is going around murdering people.
    Source: The Sociopath
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