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See definition of descriptions on Dictionary.com
  • nounaccount in speech, writing
  • nounclass, kind

synonyms for descriptions

  • characterization
  • confession
  • definition
  • depiction
  • detail
  • explanation
  • information
  • narration
  • narrative
  • picture
  • portrayal
  • report
  • sketch
  • statement
  • story
  • summary
  • tale
  • version
  • ABCs
  • brief
  • chronicle
  • declaration
  • delineation
  • explication
  • fingerprint
  • make
  • monograph
  • portraiture
  • presentment
  • recital
  • recitation
  • record
  • rehearsal
  • representation
  • rundown
  • specification
  • summarization
  • vignette
  • yarn
  • blow by blow
  • recountal
  • writeup
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antonyms for descriptions

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  • concealment
  • misrepresentation
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How to use descriptions in a sentence

Most of these are external parasites, and the reader is referred to the standard works upon diseases of the skin for descriptions.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Books of impassioned poetry, and descriptions of heroic character and achievements, were her especial delight.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The descriptions of allegorical personages in this poem are clearly imitated from similar descriptions in Latin poets.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
In this and other descriptions of Nature Camoëns shows more of the scientific spirit than any other poet of his time.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Hours and days she passed in studying his glowing descriptions of heroic character and deeds.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Such a sight enables one easily to understand the imaginative descriptions of the Eastern tales of “a thousand-and-one nights.”
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The expression of such thoughts would be exposition, although it might contain a number of stories and descriptions.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
He feels sure that he has seen these secret agents, but he is only able to give vague descriptions.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
At such a time it would be a waste of good material to introduce beautiful descriptions or profound philosophy.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
The two following are descriptions of dawn, of change; they have marked climaxes.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
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