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portrayal

If you like the way an actor played the role of Abraham Lincoln, you might praise his portrayal of the sixteenth president.

Use the noun portrayal to describe the representation of someone, either in the form of a dramatic character, a spoken description, or even a photograph or painting of the person. You can also talk about the portrayal of an object or idea: "Dorothea Lange's photographs are an accurate portrayal of the Great Depression." The Old French word portraire, "to draw or trace," is the root of portrayal.

Definitions of portrayal
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n any likeness of a person, in any medium

Synonyms:
portrait
Types:
half-length
a portrait showing the body from only the waist up
self-portrait
a portrait of yourself created by yourself
Type of:
likeness, semblance
picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing

n a word picture of a person's appearance and character

Synonyms:
portrait, portraiture
Type of:
characterisation, characterization, delineation, depiction, picture, word picture, word-painting
a graphic or vivid verbal description

n acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture

Synonyms:
characterisation, characterization, enactment, personation
Types:
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impression
an impressionistic portrayal of a person
character, part, persona, role, theatrical role
an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
bit part, minor role
a small role
heavy
a serious (or tragic) role in a play
hero
the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem
ingenue
the role of an innocent artless young woman in a play
name part, title role
the role of the character after whom the play is named
heroine
the main good female character in a work of fiction
baddie, villain
the principal bad character in a film or work of fiction
Type of:
acting, performing, playacting, playing
the performance of a part or role in a drama

n a representation by picture or portraiture

Synonyms:
depicting, depiction, portraying
Types:
mirror
a faithful depiction or reflection
Type of:
representational process
any basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else

n representation by drawing or painting etc

Synonyms:
delineation, depiction
Types:
portraiture
the activity of making portraits
Type of:
pictorial representation, picturing
visual representation as by photography or painting

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