One of the most misunderstood essay projects is the definition essay. While the essay itself is actually quite enjoyable to write, most students fear this essay because they know so little about it. Once they learn how to write it and they learn about the word they are defining, they quickly realize that their fear was due to misunderstanding. Interestingly, when students are finished writing their first definition essay, they are ready to write another one.
The outline of the definition essay is similar to the outline of any other essay. The biggest difference in the definition essay versus the other types of essays is that the definition essay discusses a word or concept and what it means through denotation and connotation. This is what your essay outline should resemble:
(Continue this section in as many paragraphs as you need or as required by your instructor. In most cases, you should include at least three examples in each paragraph and each example should be analyzed.)
We welcome all professional essay writers and gifted students to join our team of academics and help English speaking students around the world.