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  • as indescriptive
  • as inrepresenting
  • as inmarking

synonyms for characterizing

  • definitive
  • detailed
  • eloquent
  • expressive
  • identifying
  • illuminating
  • pictorial
  • revealing
  • vivid
  • anecdotic
  • characteristic
  • circumstantial
  • classificatory
  • clear
  • delineative
  • depictive
  • describing
  • designating
  • explicative
  • expository
  • extended
  • graphic
  • illuminative
  • illustrative
  • indicative
  • interpretive
  • lifelike
  • narrative
  • particularized
  • picturesque
  • specific
  • true to life
  • defining
  • delineating
  • depicting
  • describing
  • exhibiting
  • interpreting
  • mirroring
  • picturing
  • portraying
  • presenting
  • reporting
  • reproducing
  • revealing
  • showing
  • symbolizing

antonyms for characterizing

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  • dull
  • confusing
  • cursory
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    How to use characterizing in a sentence

    Her face wore an expression of mystic rapture like that characterizing the features of some Chinese Buddhas.
    DOPESAX ROHMER
    The characterizing details of some of the great fables, however, disappear in Mandeville's English.
    AESOP DRESS'DBERNARD MANDEVILLE
    This may seem like a purely formal and external mode of characterizing the development of philosophical thought.
    A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
    I am about to commence the making of mince-pies, with all the interesting sensations characterizing young enterprise or effort.
    GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
    The importance of accent as a unifying feature of the word is obvious in such English examples as unthinkable, characterizing.
    LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
    Governor Brown of Georgia was refusing to obey orders from Richmond, and characterizing them as "despotic."
    A SHORT LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLNJOHN G. NICOLAY
    As in everything German, method was the characterizing feature of the airplane program they instituted.
    THE ROMANCE OF AIRCRAFTLAWRENCE YARD SMITH
    Every verse, every half verse, adds a characterizing circumstance, a vivifying image.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 356, JUNE, 1845VARIOUS
    The unanimity characterizing its nomenclature is but another feature in the unvarying and universal popularity of the rose.
    SEVENTY YEARS ON THE FRONTIERALEXANDER MAJORS
    Otherwise, he will miss much that is significant and characterizing in their actions.
    DRAMATIC TECHNIQUEGEORGE PIERCE BAKER
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO CHARACTERIZING

    • characterizing
    • defining
    • delineating
    • depicting
    • describing
    • exhibiting
    • interpreting
    • mirroring
    • picturing
    • portraying
    • presenting
    • reporting
    • reproducing
    • revealing
    • showing
    • symbolizing
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