HyperDic: classicism

English > 1 sense of the word classicism:
NOUNcognitionclassicism, classicalisma movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms
classicism > pronunciation
Soundsklae'sihsih.zahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > classicism: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms.
Example"classicism often derived its models from the ancient Greeks and Romans"
Synonymclassicalism
Broaderartistic style, idiomThe style of a particular artist or school or movement
humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, artsstudies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
OppositeRomanticism, Romantic MovementA movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization
Spanishclasicismo
Catalanclassicisme
Adjectivesclassicisticof or relating to classicism
Nounsclassicistan artistic person who adheres to classicism

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