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Synonyms of 'writing'

(noun) 
Definition
It's a little difficult to read your writing.
Synonyms
script
She wrote the letter in an elegant script.
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hand
written in the composer's own hand
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printing
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fist (informal)
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handwriting
The address was in Anna's handwriting.
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calligraphy
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longhand
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penmanship (formal)
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chirography
(noun) 
Definition
the work of a writer
Althusser's writings are focused mainly on France.
Synonyms
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work
In my opinion, this is Rembrandt's greatest work.
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book
a book about witches
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title
a publisher with 50 new titles a year
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opus
She couldn't find a publisher for her latest opus.
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publication
expensively produced glossy publications
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composition
Bach's compositions are undoubtedly among the greatest ever written.
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belle-lettre

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Quotations

Writing, at its best, is a lonely life [Ernest Hemingwayspeech, accepting the Nobel Prize for Literature]
I think writing does come out of a deep well of loneliness and a desire to fill some kind of gap [Jay McInerney]Would you not like to try all sorts of lives - one is so very small - but that is the satisfaction of writing - one can impersonate so many people [Katherine Mansfieldletter]What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure [Samuel JohnsonJohnsonian Miscellanies]Many suffer from the incurable disease of writing, and it becomes chronic in their sick minds [JuvenalSatires]All writing is garbage [Antonin ArtaudSelected Writings]

Additional synonyms

in the sense of book
Definition
a written work or composition, such as a novel
a book about witches
Synonyms
paperback,
textbook,
hardback,
e-book or ebook,
blook
in the sense of composition
Definition
a work of music, art, or literature
Bach's compositions are undoubtedly among the greatest ever written.
in the sense of hand
Definition
a person's style of writing
written in the composer's own hand
Synonyms
calligraphy,
longhand,
chirography

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