Advertisement

delineation (n.)

1560s, "act of representing or depicting;" 1590s, "representation, description;" a native formation from delineate, or else from Late Latin delineationem (nominative delineatio) "sketch, description," noun of action from past-participle stem of Latin delineare (see delineate).

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of delineation from WordNet

delineation (n.)
a graphic or vivid verbal description;
Synonyms: word picture / word-painting / depiction / picture / characterization / characterisation
delineation (n.)
a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects;
Synonyms: depiction / limning / line drawing
delineation (n.)
representation by drawing or painting etc;
Synonyms: depiction / portrayal
From wordnet.princeton.edu