Antonyms for narration

Grammar : Noun
Spell : na-rey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : næˈreɪ ʃən

Definition of narration

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Old French narracion "account, statement, a relating, recounting, narrating, narrative tale," and directly from Latin narrationem (nominative narratio) "a relating, narrative," noun of action from past participle stem of narrare "to tell, relate, recount, explain," literally "to make acquainted with," from gnarus "knowing," from PIE suffixed zero-grade *gne-ro-, from root *gno- "to know" (see know).
  • noun description, reading
Example sentences :
  • We shall here resume the more picturesque style of narration.
  • Extract from : « Biographical Sketches » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • George was glad to have some one to talk to, but he was distressed by this narration of his landlady.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • Mr. Stubmore did not seem to grow more distant at Philip's narration.
  • Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The Queen is said to have been moved to tears by the narration of his story.
  • Extract from : « Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia » by Various
  • And narration may be either simple narration, or imitation, or a union of the two?
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • During the narration, Liza had been kneeling, with her arms in her friend's lap.
  • Extract from : « The Shadow of a Crime » by Hall Caine
  • “It is like a romance,” said Phazma, finally, at the conclusion of this narration.
  • Extract from : « The Strollers » by Frederic S. Isham
  • Several months have necessarily elapsed since the commencement of this narration.
  • Extract from : « Shoulder-Straps » by Henry Morford
  • It may be a little difficult to guess what this has to do with the narration.
  • Extract from : « Shoulder-Straps » by Henry Morford
  • Give other examples of direct discourse broken by narration.
  • Extract from : « The Ontario High School Reader » by A.E. Marty

Synonyms for narration

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