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Definition of Description

Description

  1. The act of describing; a delineation by marks or signs.
  2. A sketch or account of anything in words; a portraiture or representation in language; an enumeration of the essential qualities of a thing or species.
  3. A class to which a certain representation is applicable; kind; sort.

Description Quotations

No pen can give an adequate description of the all-pervading corruption produced by slavery.
Harriet Ann Jacobs

I never even thought of myself as deadpan until someone wrote an article about me about a year after I was doing comedy. There was a paper called the 'Boston Phoenix,' and someone wrote a description of what I was doing and that's where I first saw 'deadpan.'
Steven Wright

This is the entertainment industry, so game designers have to have a creative mind and also have to be able to stand up against the marketing people at their company - otherwise they cannot be creative. There are not that many people who fit that description.
Shigeru Miyamoto

I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
Eleanor Roosevelt

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
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Description Translations

description in Afrikaans is beskrywing
description in Danish is beskrivelse
description in Dutch is tafereel, schildering, beschrijving
description in German is Schilderung, Beschreibung
description in Italian is descrizione
description in Norwegian is beskrivelse, signalement
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