Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun characterization

3 senses of characterization

Sense 1
word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisation -- (a graphic or vivid verbal description; "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"; "the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"; "the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters")
       => description, verbal description -- (a statement that represents something in words)

Sense 2
characterization, characterisation -- (the act of describing distinctive characteristics or essential features; "the media's characterization of Al Gore as a nerd")
       => description -- (the act of describing something)

Sense 3
portrayal, characterization, enactment, personation -- (acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture)
       => acting, playing, playacting, performing -- (the performance of a part or role in a drama)

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