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Definition of "portrayal" []

  • The act or process of depicting or portraying. (noun)
  • A representation or description. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "portrayal" in a sentence
  • "That this portrayal is a damning one suggests either that Aue is (consciously or subconsciously) submitting himself for judgment or that his particular involvement in the Final Solution is to be taken at facevalue."
  • "But even if the portrayal were as “dead-on” as The Times assures us it is, that portrayal is hardly neutral."
  • ""If the portrayal is already generating Oscar talk, it's also better than such fatuous plaudits.""