constellation


constellation

noun

Definition of CONSTELLATION

1
a number of things considered as a unit <the constellation of beliefs, attitudes, and values that serve to define liberalism today>
Near Antonyms entity, item, single, unit
2
a usually small number of persons considered as a unit <the organization invited an impressive constellation of guest speakers>
Near Antonyms individual, single
3
the way in which the elements of something (as a work of art) are arranged <there's a constantly shifting constellation of relationships among the characters of the novel>
Related Words motif, theme

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