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Vic·to·ri·an

 (vĭk-tôr′ē-ən)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or belonging to the period of the reign of Queen Victoria: a Victorian novel.
2. Relating to or displaying the standards or ideals of morality regarded as characteristic of the time of Queen Victoria: Victorian manners.
3. Being in the highly ornamented, eclectic style of architecture, decor, and furnishings popular in 19th-century England.
n.
A person belonging to or exhibiting characteristics typical of the Victorian period.

Victorian

(vɪkˈtɔːrɪən)
adj
1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Queen Victoria or the period of her reign
2. exhibiting the characteristics popularly attributed to the Victorians, esp prudery, bigotry, or hypocrisy. Compare Victorian values
3. (Architecture) denoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used in Britain during the reign of Queen Victoria, characterized by massive construction and elaborate ornamentation
4. (Placename) of or relating to Victoria (the state or any of the cities)
n
5. a person who lived during the reign of Queen Victoria
6. an inhabitant of Victoria (the state or any of the cities)
Vicˈtorianˌism n

Vic•to•ri•an

(vɪkˈtɔr i ən, -ˈtoʊr-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Queen Victoria or the period of her reign: Victorian poets.
2. having the characteristics usu. attributed to the Victorians, esp. prudishness and observance of the conventionalities.
3. of or pertaining to a style of architecture, furniture, and decoration between c1840 and c1900, characterized by massiveness and lavish ornamentation.
n.
4. a person, esp. a famous one, who lived during the Victorian period.
[1870–75]
Vic•to′ri•an•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Victorian - a person who lived during the reign of VictoriaVictorian - a person who lived during the reign of Victoria
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Adj.1.Victorian - of or relating to Queen Victoria of Great Britain or to the age in which she ruled; "Victorian morals"
2.Victorian - exaggeratedly propervictorian - exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"
proper - marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners"
3.Victorian - typical of the moral standards or conduct of the age of Queen VictoriaVictorian - typical of the moral standards or conduct of the age of Queen Victoria
nonmodern - not modern; of or characteristic of an earlier time

Victorian

adjective
Marked by excessive concern for propriety and good form:
noun
A person who is too much concerned with being proper, modest, or righteous:
Informal: old maid.
Translations
شَخْص عاش في عَهْد المَلِكة فكتوريامُحافِظ ومُتَشَدِّدنِسْبَةً الى عَصْر الملكة فكتوريا
viktoriánecviktoriánský
victorianer
Viktória korabeliviktoriánus
samtímamaîur Viktoríu drottningarviktoríanskur
karalienės Viktorijos laikų
konservatīvsvecmodīgsviktoriāņu/Viktorijas laika-
viktoriánecviktoriánsky
Kraliçe Viktorya devrine aitmuhafazakârtutucuViktorya devrinde yaşamış kimse

Victorian

[vɪkˈtɔːrɪən]
A. ADJvictoriano
B. Nvictoriano/a m/f
VICTORIAN
El adjetivo Victorian se usa para referirse a la época del reinado de la reina Victoria (1837-1901), así como a la cultura y a las personas de dicha época, en frases como, por ejemplo, they live in a Victorian house o the Victorian Prime Minister, Gladstone. Las actitudes o cualidades llamadas victorianas son las que se consideran características de la época, tales como el interés por la respetabilidad social, una estricta moralidad represiva, la falta de sentido del humor, la intolerancia y la hipocresía. El término Victorian values (valores victorianos) se usa en política para abogar por cualidades positivas como la decencia, la superación personal, el respeto a la autoridad y la importancia de la familia, cualidades que muchos opinan que faltan en la sociedad actual. En Estados Unidos también se utiliza el adjetivo Victorian para describir la arquitectura, muebles, actitudes etc., contemporáneas de la época victoriana en el Reino Unido.

Victorian

[vɪkˈtɔːriən] adj [times, era, house, building, style, England, values, society] → victorien(ne)

Victorian

nViktorianer(in) m(f)
adjviktorianisch; (fig)(sitten)streng

Victorian

[vɪkˈtɔːrɪən] adj & nvittoriano/a

Victorian

(vikˈtoːriən) adjective
1. of the reign of Queen Victoria (1837–1901). Victorian writers; Victorian households/furniture.
2. (of an attitude towards morals etc) strict and conservative. a Victorian attitude to life.
noun
a person living in Queen Victoria's reign. The Victorians were great engineers and industrialists.
References in classic literature ?
It was worn and weatherstained; the gay colors of its concentric rings were faded; possibly it had been set up in those far-off Victorian days when there was a fashion of archery.
So much for Norman blood unaided by Victorian lucre.
Whenever I open a paper and see Death of a Great Victorian, I thank Heaven there's one more of them gone.
Someone proposed a vast bonfire made out of the works of the Forty Academicians into which the Great Victorians might be hurled on their fortieth birthday.
The "sampler" that the eldest daughter did at school will be spoken of as "tapestry of the Victorian era," and be almost priceless.
From the surrounding walls the heads of three famous Victorian writers surveyed this entertainment, and slips of paper pasted beneath them testified in the great man's own handwriting that he was yours sincerely or affectionately or for ever.
It's full of old furniture, not really old, Victorian, things mother's family had or father's family had, which they didn't like to get rid of, I suppose, though we've really no room for them.
The harlequin, already clad in silver paper out of cigar boxes, was, with difficulty, prevented from smashing the old Victorian lustre chandeliers, that he might cover himself with resplendent crystals.
Of Pan and the elemental forces, the public has heard a little too much--they seem Victorian, while London is Georgian--and those who care for the earth with sincerity may wait long ere the pendulum swings back to her again.
You can sleep in a haunted chamber, or a historical chamber, in Queen Elizabeth's room, a Victorian chamber, or a Louis Quinze room.
Eleven Victorian businesses will receive a total of $27.
Killhope: the North of England Lead Mining Museum will hosts its annual Victorian Day Out on Sunday.

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