Definition of nonpictorial in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌnänpikˈtôrēəl/


Not involving or expressed in pictures; not illustrated.
Example sentences
  • Many designs on trade cards were non-pictorial, presenting only the message of the proprietor in ornamental lettering.
  • Photographs can be scanned and originals returned if people wish, and non-pictorial items can also be donated for temporary or permanent display.
  • The non-pictorial style actually heightens the sense of panic, as Arlen's heroes shy away from any glimpse of their assaulter.

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Syllabification: non·pic·to·ri·al

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