The early 19th century was characterized by major transformations of traditional patterns of belief.
Instead, stone-throwing is often characterized as a unique Palestinian phenomenon.
Think of all the other potentially “interesting” coincidences that have characterized recent Democratic presidencies.
Carr is candid in the book about the emotional chaos that characterized life without women.
Once these crowds have been characterized as such, it is easy to strip them of their relevance to civilized political discourse.
Riot and disorder too often characterized the events of that season.
It was an inborn gift and would have characterized him in any condition in life.
The feat had been performed with the steady gallantry that characterized all the similar attempts on the river.
He, however, still retained the strength and energy which had characterized him in his prime.
He spoke in the cold and deliberate manner which characterized his demeanour whenever he was independent of his wife.
1590s, "to engrave, write," back-formation from characterization, or else from Medieval Latin characterizare, from Greek kharakterizein "to designate by a characteristic mark," from kharakter (see character). Meaning "to describe the qualities of" is recorded from 1630s; that of "to be characteristic" is from 1744. Related: Characterized; characterizing.