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- adj. Of or pertaining to depiction
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the quality of depicting or portraying; pictorial: as, the depictive character of Chinese writing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. depicted in a recognizable manner
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She has since flourished as a painter fluent in both the abstract and depictive.
This scenario about Mary is depictive of how many of us can get caught on a "sticky floor" -- those beliefs, assumptions or behaviors that can be self-limiting in terms of achieving goals in our professional and personal life.
Your personal experience was so depictive of those also floating comfortably probably many a bit closer to the masters overseeing the critical decisions like for instance David Rockfeller for decades.
Did the Romans issue sexually depictive tokens for use in foreign brothels?
My favorite tidbit about this novel, though, is a little piece of trivia: the term "avatar," as used by computer-folk to describe their depictive counterpart in the virtual world, was brought into popular usage by Snow Crash.
This is depictive of the indescribable suffering that a boy endures, losing his mother to a stranger of the night.
* For more on the reparative uses of depictive gesture in real life, see Moore, Robert J.
But with real-time mo-cap, depictive gesturing becomes possible.
The visual effects of poetry are very suggestive, not fixedly depictive like images on TV, and open up vast fields of meaning as the subtle overtones of a sensitive voice do.
Browning's soul-depictive faculty; his dramatic method; estimate of his dramas; Landor's acknowledgment of the dedication to him of “Luria”.