Im´age`ry   Pronunciation: ĭm´ãj`rŷ; 277
n.1.The work of one who makes images or visible representation of objects; imitation work; images in general, or in mass.
2.Fig.: Unreal show; imitation; appearance.
What can thy imagery of sorrow mean?
- Prior.
3.The work of the imagination or fancy; false ideas; imaginary phantasms.
The imagery of a melancholic fancy.
- Atterbury.
4.Rhetorical decoration in writing or speaking; vivid descriptions presenting or suggesting images of sensible objects; figures in discourse.
I wish there may be in this poem any instance of good imagery.
- Dryden.
Noun1.imagery - the ability to form mental images of things or events; "he could still hear her in his imagination"
Vorstellung, allusion, alphabet, apparition, art, asiaticism, blueprint, brainchild, bubble, cameo, catalog, cataloging, character, character sketch, charactering, characterization, chart, chimera, choreography, concept, conception, conceptualization, conventional representation, dance notation, delineation, delirium, demonstration, depiction, depictment, description, details, device, diagram, drama, drawing, eidetic image, eidolon, envisaging, envisioning, euphuism, evocation, exemplification, fancy, fantasque, fantasy, fiction, figment, figuration, figurative language, figurativeness, figure, figure of speech, floridity, flourish, flower, flowery style, graphic account, hallucination, hieroglyphic, iconography, ideogram, idle fancy, illusion, illustration, image, imagery study, imagination, imaging, imagining, imagism, imagistic poetry, impression, insubstantial image, invention, itemization, letter, lifelike image, limning, logogram, logograph, maggot, make-believe, manner of speaking, map, mental image, mental picture, mental representation, musical notation, myth, nonliterality, nonliteralness, notation, objectification, ornament, particularization, phantasm, phantom, photograph, pictogram, picture, picturing, picturization, plan, poetic imagery, portrait, portraiture, portrayal, prefigurement, presentment, printing, profile, projection, purple passage, realization, rendering, rendition, representation, romance, schema, score, script, sick fancy, sketch, specification, syllabary, symbol, symbolism, tablature, thick-coming fancies, trip, trope, turn of expression, vapor, vignette, vision, visual image, visualization, vivid description, way of speaking, whim, whimsy, wildest dreams, word painting, word-painting, writing
Translate Imagery to German, Translate Imagery to French
image breaker
image compression
image formats
Image graver
image map
image orthicon
image processing
Image Purkinje
image recognition
image scanner
Image worship
-- Imagery --
Imaginal disks
imaginary being
Imaginary calculus
imaginary creature
Imaginary expression
imaginary number
imaginary part
imaginary part of a complex number
imaginary place
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