Complete Definition of "adumbration"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˌæd.əm.ˈbreɪ.ʃən/
SAMPA|/%{[email protected]"[email protected]/
Etymology
L. adumbratio.

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪʃǝn|-eɪʃǝn

Noun
adumbration (plural: adumbrations)

  1. The act of adumbrate|adumbrating, or shadowing forth.
  2. A faint sketch; an outline; an imperfect portrayal or representation of a thing.

#:Elegant adumbrations of sacred truth. -Bp. Horsley.

  1. (Her.) The shadow or outlines of a figure.

References
R:1913

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