delineation

[ dih-lin-ee-ey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF delineation

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DELINEATION

The delineation of Socrates in the Republic is not wholly consistent.

There was yet a fifth combination which God used in the delineation of the universe.

The style is stilted, and there is no attempt at delineation of character.

They become a delineation of the non-sensuous, of the soul's progress of development.

Softness and decision, breadth and delineation, cannot co-exist in equal degrees.

Another which says, We will have shade, and as much color and delineation as are consistent with it.

The third, We will have delineation, and as much color and shade as are consistent with it.

His delineation of beauty was that which the eye cannot blame and the soul does not acknowledge.

This was his black-board, designed to serve for the delineation of his journey.

There is great purity of delineation and conception in Enoch Arden.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, native formation from delineate, or else from Latin delineationem (nominative delineatio) "sketch, description," noun of action from past participle stem of delineare (see delineate).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DELINEATION

sketch

noundrawing, outline
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