depictive

Definitions

  • Childrens’ games depicted on Dutch delftware fireplace tiles are very similar to the games children play today. The tiles were made in Holland almost 300 years ago
    Childrens’ games depicted on Dutch delftware fireplace tiles are very similar to the games children play today. The tiles were made in Holland almost 300 years ago
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj depictive depicted in a recognizable manner
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: At the beginning of the year 2001 all Canadian cigarette packaging will depict graphic images of rotting teeth and deteriorating organs.
    • depictive Having the quality of depicting or portraying; pictorial: as, the depictive character of Chinese writing.
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Quotations

  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    “It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.”

Usage

In literature:

My fancy readily depicted the progress and completion of this tragedy.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
He depicts himself continually, at all ages, and in all conditions of pathos or pride.
"George Borrow The Man and His Books" by Edward Thomas
If sorrow is depicted, his course through its horrible depths brings a shudder over the most listless reader.
"Twentieth Century Negro Literature" by Various
It would be utterly impossible to depict the impotent rage of Professor Hardwigg.
"A Journey to the Centre of the Earth" by Jules Verne
Nothing ever went the way Pepper wanted it to go, from the depiction of a play to the meals he ate.
"The Moving Picture Girls" by Laura Lee Hope
Were the Mycenaeans the Greeks of the Iliad and the Odyssey, and was it their culture that is depicted for us in these great poems?
"The Sea-Kings of Crete" by James Baikie
He seeks to depict emotion, not in its ultimate attenuation, but in its fundamental innocence and fury.
"A Book of Prefaces" by H. L. Mencken
He had tried the experiment of depicting scenes he had never witnessed, and a life he had never led.
"James Fenimore Cooper" by Thomas R. Lounsbury
Her eyes are cast down to the ground, while grief and melancholy are depicted on the countenance.
"Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants" by James H. Head
The events are all vividly depicted, and, in all essential points, historically true.
"Debit and Credit" by Gustav Freytag
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In poetry:

This thing which you would almost bet
Portrays a Spanish omelette,
Depicts instead, with wondrous skill,
A horse and cart upon a hill.
"Post-Impressionism" by Bert Leston Taylor
Here Alfred the Truth-Teller
Suddenly closed his book,
And lifted his blue eyes,
With doubt and strange surmise
Depicted in their look.
"Discoverer Of The North Cape. A Leaf From King Alfred's Orosius. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
So, when the bard depicts thee, thou shalt wield
The weapon of a tyrant's doom,
Round which, inscribed with many a well-fought field,
The rose of joy shall bloom.
"Ripley" by Henry Timrod
And when the procession arrived at the church of Whippingham,
Then the coffin was carried inside- of the good man-
And was then laid in its resting place,
While sorrow was depicted in every face.
"The Funeral of the Late Prince Henry of Battenberg" by William Topaz McGonagall
Prince Henry's charger was led by Richter, his stud groom;
And depicted in the people's faces there was a sad gloom
When they saw the noble charger of the dead-
It seemed that all joy from them had fled.
"The Funeral of the Late Prince Henry of Battenberg" by William Topaz McGonagall
And as the Bishop's party were searching they met a third party from Glencoe side,
Who had searched bracken and burn, and the country wide;
And sorrow was depicted in each one's face,
Because of the Rev. Mr Mackonochie they could get no trace.
"The Tragic Death of the Rev. A.H. Mackonochie" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Arthur Miller's "The Crucible " depicts a dark time in the history of the New World, a time when superstition, not science, ruled the day.
Officials at the National Portrait Gallery on Tuesday removed a work of video art depicting Christ with ants crawling over him after complaints from a Catholic organization and members of Congress.
'Jersey Shore' reality show on MTV crudely depicts Italian-Americans, group says.
Sri Lanka's Flying Fish depicts a country in despair.
This still from an animation by Analytical Graphics, Inc, depicts the re-entry of Germany's defunct ROSAT satellite in October 2011.
Degas ' Nudes Depict The Awkwardness Of Real Life.
United Nations says Syrian rebels' video of executing captured soldiers may depict a war crime.
New SciFi Thriller Novel Combines Science and Supernatural to Depict One Man's Struggle to Save Daughter's Soul.
Emerging artists depict crime and violence.
Emails in inspector general's report depict 'clandestine' effort to install new phone system.
French Cartoons Depict the Prophet Mohammed.
Chris Brown says tattoo doesn't depict a battered Rihanna: Favorite People.
Kids depict life of salmon in art.
An 1856 cartoon depicting President James Buchanan and Senator Lewis Cass standing on a Democratic platform marked "Kansas", "Cuba" and "Central America".
Re "New Analysis of the Parthenon's Frieze Finds It Depicts a Horrifying Legend" (Science Times, July 4).
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In science:

The flow can be heterogeneous, the example depicted here correspond to a low fluidity in the bulk and wall layers of higher fluidity close to the wall.
A simple model for heterogeneous flows of yield stress fluids
Fig. 6A depicts this cross-section through the free-energy surface in region I, where there is a single smooth minimum around ϕ = 0, representing the random-globule phase.
Embedding a Native State into a Random Heteropolymer Model: The Dynamic Approach
T1 < Tn , see below.) In Fig. 6D we depict the situation in region IV, where both the ϕ ≈ 0 region and the region around the maximum become rough.
Embedding a Native State into a Random Heteropolymer Model: The Dynamic Approach
The upper part of the figure shows the field sum P hi at each of the spin sites (starting from the left) and the lower part depicts the corresponding domain structure.
Low Temperature Properties of the Random Field Potts Chain
The zero temperature domain from i = 2 to i = 5 is due to a single absorbing excursion, depicted by the large shaded region in the upper part of the Figure 9.
Low Temperature Properties of the Random Field Potts Chain
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