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

1 sense of documentary

Sense 1
documentary, docudrama, documentary film, infotainment -- (a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event)
       => movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick -- (a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location")

Antonyms of adj documentary

1 of 2 senses of documentary

Sense 2
objective, documentary -- (emphasizing or expressing things as perceived without distortion of personal feelings, insertion of fictional matter, or interpretation; "objective art")

INDIRECT (VIA real) -> unreal -- (lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria; "ghosts and other unreal entities"; "unreal propaganda serving as news")

Similarity of adj documentary

2 senses of documentary

Sense 1
documentary, documental -- (relating to or consisting of or derived from documents)

Sense 2
objective, documentary -- (emphasizing or expressing things as perceived without distortion of personal feelings, insertion of fictional matter, or interpretation; "objective art")
       => real (vs. unreal), existent -- (being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory; "real objects"; "real people; not ghosts"; "a film based on real life"; "a real illness"; "real humility"; "Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow)

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