from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Representation; renewed presentation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Representation.
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- noun A
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His impassioned eloquence brought the sun-bathed pal鎠tra before one with a magic of representment.
Modern art he felt should be an interpretation and not a representment of reality, and he taught the golden rule of the artist that the half is usually more expressive than the whole.
It is love alone which in later life can achieve such a miracle of representment.
Look now upon this picture and on this, the faithful representment of two worlds!
Spectacular elements it had to some extent, -- gaudy, though inappropriate, costumes, and stately processions across the stage; but no careful imitation of the actual facts of life, no illusion of reality in the representment, could possibly be effected.
But the present tendency toward naturalness of representment has, to some extent, exaggerated the importance of stage-management even at the expense of acting.
Witness clowns, fools, and fellows that from nothing are lifted some few steps upon fortune's ladder; where, seeing the glorious representment of honour above, they are so greedy of embracing, that they strive to leap thither at once: so by overreaching themselves in the way, they fail of the end, and fall.
But our latter-day fondness for natural representment has afflicted us with one tendency that the Elizabethans were luckily without.
When suddenly turning to Alice, the soul of the first Alice looked out at her eyes with such a reality of representment, that I became in doubt which of them stood before me, or whose that bright hair was; and while
All of these improvements rendered possible a closer approach to naturalness of representment than had ever been made before.