Figuration definition

fĭgyə-rāshən
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The act of forming something into a particular shape.
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A shape, form, or outline.
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The act of representing with figures.
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A figurative representation.
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Ornamentation of a passage by embellishing and often repeating figures.
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The pattern made by such embellishment or repetition.
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A forming; shaping.
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Form; appearance.
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Representation or symbolization.
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(music) The repetition of a figure or motif, esp. in variations on a theme.
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The act of giving figure or determinate form; determination to a certain form.
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Mixture of concords and discords.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
figuration
Plural:
figurations

Origin of figuration

  • Late Middle English figuracioun, from Old French, from Latin figuratio

    From Wiktionary