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Meaning of CLASSICISM

Pronunciation:  'klasi`sizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms; "classicism often derived its models from the ancient Greeks and Romans"
 

CLASSICISM is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Antonyms: romanticism
 
 See Also: artistic style, arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, idiom, liberal arts, neoclassicism

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Clas"si*cism\, n.
A classic idiom or expression; a classicalism. --C. Kingsley.

 

 

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