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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of, relating to, or characteristic of a fictitious prose narrative of considerable length and complexity, portraying characters and usually presenting a sequential organization of action and scenes.

Usage examples (36)
  • Character, plot, style: some kind of novelistic pleasure.
  • Using what Fenk thinks of as "novelistic" devices not make the book a novel.
  • J.D Salinger wrote in a letter that his novel is explicity "novelistic" and should only be read, not adapted for the screen.
  • This is the cheapest kind of novelistic landfill, invented musings meant to show a vapid fool on the brink of an awesome event. for more
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