noun (plural scenarios)
- 1A written outline of a film, novel, or stage work giving details of the plot and individual scenes: the scenarios for four short storiesMore example sentences
- He entered the film industry taking small-part roles and writing scenarios for the London Film Company.
- This at least saves me trying to comprehend how anybody could write such abysmal dialogue, characters, and plot scenarios.
- Imagine being able to create scenarios instead of linear plot threads, world environments instead of single scenes.
- 1.1A postulated sequence or development of events: a possible scenario is that he was attacked after opening the front doorMore example sentences
sequence of events, course of events, chain of events, series of developments, situation
- Rather it postulates possible future scenarios without making any assessment of the likelihood that any one scenario will occur.
- In any event, this scenario is simply not possible with this democracy and civil society will not accept it.
- Worst case scenarios predict that hundreds of thousands of Balinese who depend on the tourism sector could lose their livelihood.
- 1.2A setting, in particular for a work of art or literature: the scenario is World War TwoMore example sentences
- Here, as in an interviewing scenario, two people are seated in a situation to be recorded.
- Monumental, even cosmic, this painting brings to mind Creation scenarios.
- The optical mouse is comfortable in most scenarios, but is not an ergonomic masterpiece.
late 19th century: from Italian, from Latin scena 'scene'.