Word of the day

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narrative (noun) – 1. A narrated account; a story.
2. The art, technique, or process of narrating: the highest form of narrative.
3. (a) A presentation of real-world events that connects them in a storylike way: “There has been less of a coherent, connected media narrative and more of a kind of episodic focus on events, controversies and gaffes” (Mark Jurkowitz).
(b) An explanation or interpretation of events in accordance with a particular theory, ideology, or point of view: the competing narratives of capitalism and Marxism.

(adj) – 1. Consisting of or characterised by the telling of a story: narrative poetry.
2. Of or relating to narration: narrative skill.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : (noun) – “A tale, story,” 1560s, from Middle French narrative.

(adj) – Mid-15th century, from Middle French narratif, from Late Latin narrativus “suited to narration,” from Latin narrat-, stem of narrare.


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