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A poetic expression that is hackneyed, archaic, or excessively artificial.
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(Poetry) a poetic style or expression
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(poʊˈɛt əˌsɪz əm)

1. a poetic expression that has become hackneyed, forced, or artificial.
2. poetic quality.
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the qualities of bad poetry: trite subject matter, banal or archaic and poetical language, easy rhymes, jingling rhythms, sentimentality, etc; the standards of a poetaster.
See also: Verse
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