What is another word for commentary?

Pronunciation: [kˈɒməntɹˌɪ] (IPA)

Commentary is a descriptive expression of an event or text that often includes an evaluative opinion. Synonyms of commentary include analysis, interpretation, critique, opinion, review, reviewal, assessment, appraisal, exposition, examination, and observation. Each of these synonyms can be used to describe a distinct perspective on a particular subject, situation, or literary work, but all share the basic concept of providing an informed and analytical perspective. For instance, an analysis is a detailed examination of a subject, while an appraisal is an evaluation of its worth or significance. Synonyms for commentary provide a diverse range of approaches to understanding and evaluating information.

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What are the hypernyms for Commentary?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Commentary?

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What are the opposite words for commentary?

Antonyms for the word "commentary" would include silence, muteness, quietness, stillness, or hush. These words describe the state of being silent or not speaking at all, which is the opposite of commentary. Instead of sharing one's thoughts or opinions about something, one would simply remain quiet and not contribute to a conversation or discussion. Other antonyms could include agreement, concurrence, harmony, accord, or unity, as these words describe a state of agreement or a lack of disagreement, which might not require commentary. Ultimately, antonyms of commentary refer to absence of expression, agreement or consensus.

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Usage examples for Commentary

"Read on," said Martin, impatiently, and barely able to control himself at this heartless commentary.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
The early printers at Venice made no false start, but all used roman characters from the outset, Venetian gothic type making its first appearance in 1472. That gothic type was used at all in Italy was due partly to the difficulty found in cutting very small roman type, so that gothic was used for economy, partly to the advantages of the heavy gothic face when a contrast was needed between text and commentary.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard
But two very significant facts form their own commentary.
"Holbein"
Beatrice Fortescue

Famous quotes with Commentary

  • Is there a sharper commentary on American culture and the world than The Simpsons?
    Anthony Bourdain
  • I love to run smart essays and commentary. But it doesn't replace the other kind of reporting.
    Tina Brown
  • It is a sad commentary of our times when our young must seek advice and counsel from "Dear Abby" instead of going to Mom and Dad.
    Abigail Van Buren
  • We didn't even think about it, you know? I used to collect laser discs, and you'd have some college professor analyzing It's a Wonderful Life or Citizen Kane, and now it is pretty funny - the idea of commentary for a silly kid's movie, you know?
    Dana Carvey
  • You know, I don't think I've ever listened to someone's commentary. Ever.
    David Fincher

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