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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)


Broader (hypernym)quality

Narrower (hyponym)stardust

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