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English noun: romanticism

1. romanticism (attribute) impractical romantic ideals and attitudes


Broader (hypernym)idealism

2. Romanticism (cognition) a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization


SamplesRomanticism valued imagination and emotion over rationality.


SynonymsRomantic Movement


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


Antonymsclassicalism, classicism

3. romanticism (attribute) an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)


Synonymsromance


Broader (hypernym)quality


Narrower (hyponym)stardust









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