Personification and Portrayal


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Personification noun – A visible representation of something abstract (as a quality).
Portrayal and personification are semantically related in embodiment topic. In some cases you can use "Portrayal" instead a noun "Personification", when it comes to topics like theatrical representation.
Nearby Words: person, personified, personifying
Synonyms for Personification


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Portrayal noun – A vivid representation in words of someone or something.
Personification and portrayal are semantically related in theatrical representation topic. Sometimes you can use "Personification" instead a noun "Portrayal".
Nearby Words: portray, portrayed, portraying
Synonyms for Portrayal

How words are described

good good personification good portrayal
rare rare personification rare portrayal
current current personification current portrayal
popular popular personification popular portrayal
Other adjectives: bad, new, general, fictional, exaggerated, previous, stereotypical.
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Portrayal or Personification. 2016. Accessed July 28, 2021.

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