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verb (used with object)
Origin of depict
Examples from the Web for depictions
While many of these depictions play into bisexual erasure, others reinforce harmful bisexual stereotypes.
These depictions tend to be rather, shall we say, pyrotechnic.‘The Leftovers’ Review: A Fever Dream You Can’t Wake Up From|Andrew Romano|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Depictions of fatherhood on the flatscreen have also made notable progress recently.
So I was trying to reflect that and not avoid the uneasiness inherent in the depictions of different existences.Susan Minot on Africa, Joseph Kony, and the Limits of Writing About Love|Lea Carpenter|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
LGBT depictions on television have dropped from 4.4 percent to 3.3 percent.‘Glee’ Ratings Surge With Cory Monteith Tribute; Taylor Swift Still Searching For ‘Great Love’|Culture Team|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Was there pose in these depictions of Mr. Hugo Canning as a morose recluse?V. V.'s Eyes|Henry Sydnor Harrison
He finally thought he saw a halo around the orator's head, like the one seen in the old masters' depictions of saints.The Battle of Principles|Newell Dwight Hillis
Word Origin for depict
1680s, from French depiction, from Late Latin depictionem (nominative depictio) "painting, description," noun of action from Latin depictus (see depict).
early 15c., from Latin depictus, past participle of depingere "to portray, paint, sketch; describe, imagine," from de- "down" (see de-) + pingere "to paint" (see paint (v.)). Related: Depicted; depicting.