romanticist


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ro·man·ti·cism

 (rō-măn′tĭ-sĭz′əm)
n.
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.

ro·man′ti·cist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.romanticist - someone who indulges in excessive sentimentality
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.romanticist - an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
artist, creative person - a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
classicist - an artistic person who adheres to classicism
Adj.1.romanticist - belonging to or characteristic of Romanticism or the Romantic Movement in the arts; "romantic poetry"
Translations

romanticist

[rəʊˈmæntɪsɪst] N he's a bit of a romanticistes un romántico

romanticist

n (Art, Liter, Mus: also Romanticist) → Romantiker(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
Critics of literary history have again [96] and again remarked upon it; it is a characteristic which reveals itself in many different forms, but is strongest and most sympathetic in what is strongest and most serious in modern literature; it is exemplified by writers as unlike Wordsworth as the French romanticist poets.
Idealist and romanticist that I was and always had been in spite of my analytical nature, yet I had failed till now in grasping much of the physical characteristics of love.
I am quite sure, Prince," she said, "that you are a romanticist.
The same passionate appreciation extends with the Romanticists to all full and rich beauty and everything grand and heroic.
In it he employs Spenser's stanza, with real skill, but in a half-jesting fashion which the later eighteenth-century Romanticists also seem to have thought necessary when they adopted it, apparently as a sort of apology for reviving so old-fashioned a form.
That was left for the romanticists of our own century to discover; even the romanticists whom Goldoni drove from the stage, were of that simpler eighteenth-century sort who had not yet liberated the individual from society, but held him accountable in the old way.
The appeal to antiquity is fatal to us who are romanticists.
Turner, the British Romanticist landscape painter, the prize has often sparked controversy.
A RARE watercolour painting by renowned Romanticist artist JMW Turner bequeathed to Lichfield Cathedral has been sold for more than PS300,000 at auction.
THIS rare watercolour painting renowned Romanticist artist JMW Turner bequeathed to Lichfield Cathedral has been sold for more than PS300,000 at auction.
Auden, made him bridge the gap between the old Romanticist Spanish writers and the post-Franco avant-garde movement called the Movida, which he prefigured.
There's a bit of the romanticist in me that would like to see the Britannia Hotel saved, if the spanning of the road actually gave the hotel purpose, the function of the building would justify keeping this very 'Coventry' landmark.