anecdote Meaning and Definition

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واقعہ

waqea

قصہ

qissa

روایت

riwayat

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Definitions

English definition for anecdote

1. n. short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)

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An anecdote is a brief, revealing account of an individual person or an incident. Often humorous, anecdotes differ from jokes because their primary purpose is not simply to provoke laughter, but to reveal a truth more general than the brief tale itself, such as to characterize a person by delineating a specific quirk or trait, to communicate an abstract idea about a person, place, or thing through the concrete details of a short narrative.
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