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1. often Romanticism An artistic and intellectual movement originating in Europe in the late 1700s and characterized by a heightened interest in nature, emphasis on the individual's expression of emotion and imagination, departure from the attitudes and forms of classicism, and rebellion against established social rules and conventions.
2. Romantic quality or spirit in thought, expression, or action.
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1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (often capital) the theory, practice, and style of the romantic art, music, and literature of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, usually opposed to classicism
2. (Art Terms) (often capital) the theory, practice, and style of the romantic art, music, and literature of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, usually opposed to classicism
3. (Classical Music) (often capital) the theory, practice, and style of the romantic art, music, and literature of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, usually opposed to classicism
4. romantic attitudes, ideals, or qualities
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ro•man•ti•cism(roʊˈmæn təˌsɪz əm)
1. romantic spirit or tendency.
2. (often cap.) the Romantic style or movement in literature and art, or adherence to its principles.
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the reflection, in art, of a late 18th-century literary and philosophical movement in reaction against the intellectuality and rationality of Neo-Classicism. It produced no single artistic style or characteristic but strongly influenced the ideals of imagination, emotion, and the freedom of expression in other media. — Romanticist, n.See also: Art
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1. A movement in European music of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, based on a revolt against classicism in favor of more imaginative, free, and picturesque modes and subject matter. It is characterized by the expression of emotions and interest in the sublime, as often represented by nature, and the exotic. It paralleled the Romantic movement in literature, from which it often borrowed themes and subjects.
2. (c 1780–1850) A mainly literary movement, romanticism was a reaction against neo-classical principles and the Industrial Revolution. Deriving inspiration from untamed nature, romanticism centered on the importance of individual feeling towards the natural world.
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|Noun||1.||romanticism - impractical romantic ideals and attitudes|
idealism - impracticality by virtue of thinking of things in their ideal form rather than as they really are
|2.||Romanticism - a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization; "Romanticism valued imagination and emotion over rationality"|
artistic style, idiom - the style of a particular artist or school or movement; "an imaginative orchestral idiom"
arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts - studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); "the college of arts and sciences"
|3.||romanticism - an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)|
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
stardust - a dreamy romantic or sentimental quality
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romanticism[rəʊˈmæntɪsɪzəm] N → romanticismo m
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romanticismRomanticism [rəʊˈmæntɪsɪzəm] n → romantisme m
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romanticism[rəʊˈmæntɪˌsɪz/əm] n (Art) → romanticismo
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