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depiction Line breaks: de|pic¦tion
Pronunciation: /dɪˈpɪkʃn/

Definition of depiction in English:


[mass noun]
The action of depicting something, especially in a work of art: the painting’s horrific depiction of war [count noun]: Michelangelo’s depictions of the male nude
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  • But uniformity is lacking even between animal depictions within the same painting group.
  • Artschwager has also continued to produce paintings, typically monochromatic depictions of buildings.
  • The prime concern of landscape painting is the depiction of natural scenery.

Words that rhyme with depiction

addiction, affliction, benediction, constriction, conviction, crucifixion, dereliction, diction, eviction, fiction, friction, infliction, interdiction, jurisdiction, malediction, restriction, transfixion, valediction
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