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Words used to describe descriptions

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adjective

consisting of only very basic information about a particular subject

blow-by-blow

adjective

a blow-by-blow account or description is extremely detailed

broad

adjective

expressed in a general way, without many details

broad-brush

adjective

very general and without many details

descriptive

adjective

describing something

detailed

adjective

including many small facts or aspects

edited

adjective

an edited account of an event is not exactly true or accurate

elaborate

adjective

very detailed and complicated

extensive

adjective

involving a lot of details and information

general

adjective

not specific, exact, or detailed

graphic

adjective

described giving a lot of detail so that you have a clear idea of something, especially something unpleasant

graphically

adverb

giving a lot of detail

illustrative

adjective

an illustrative example, fact, document etc helps to explain something more clearly or show that something is true

loose

adjective

not exactly accurate in every detail

loosely

adverb

not in an exact or detailed way

minute

adjective

very careful and detailed

particularly

adverb

in a clear and specific way

patchy

adjective

not detailed enough or complete enough to be useful

presentational

adjective

relating to the way in which you explain or describe something to a group of people

reductive

adjective

describing or explaining something in such a simple way that you miss important details

rough

adjective

a rough idea or guess is not detailed or exact

rudimentary

adjective

basic, and not detailed or developed

skeletal

adjective

consisting only of basic details

sketchy

adjective

not detailed or complete

specific

adjective

exact and detailed

specifically

adverb

in an exact and detailed way

thin

adjective

a thin explanation, argument, statement etc does not have enough evidence or detail to be effective

thinly

adverb

in a way that makes it easy to recognize what the true situation really is

thumbnail

adjective

providing only the main facts, not the details

unsparing

adjective

an unsparing account or description does not hide the unpleasant details of something

vivid

adjective

having or producing very clear and detailed images in the mind

vivid

adjective

a vivid example of something shows very clearly that something exists or is true

watered-down

adjective

a watered-down statement, article etc has been made less offensive, powerful, or detailed than it originally was

wide

adjective

concerning the basic aspects of something rather than the details

extensively

adverb

oversimplified

adjective

patchily

adverb

patchiness

noun

sketchily

adverb

sketchiness

noun

vividly

adverb

in depth

in a very detailed way and giving a lot of information

in detail

including many facts or aspects of a situation

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