What does the word imagery mean?

Usage examples for imagery

  1. Then she remembered one night when, in her father's absence, some one had spoken like a poet and created, in shining imagery, a new world. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  2. Lastly, the imagination is the exercise of mental imagery- the picturings of silent thought. – The-Light-of-Egypt-or-the-science-of-the-soul-and-the-stars-Volume-2 by Burgoyne, Thomas H.
  3. There is also much fine imagery and poetic feeling, and a distinct effort to raise the people above the brutal savagery of animal sacrifice to the recognition that justice and right- doing are more acceptable to Jahveh than dead animals. – The Christian Creed; or, What it is Blasphemy to Deny by Annie Besant