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English noun: classicalism

1. classicalism (cognition) a movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms

SamplesClassicism often derived its models from the ancient Greeks and Romans.


Broader (hypernym)artistic style, arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, idiom, liberal arts

Antonymsromantic movement, romanticism

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