- n. The state or condition of being baroque.
- n. elaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century
“As a writer who since my teenaged days has had one foot in the Spanish world, that is, Spain, whose art, architecture and writing, has always included multiple highways and byways -- an innate baroqueness -- I am used to this muchness.”
“Verizon's offerings occupy a special category of bureaucratic baroqueness.”
“I can admire Avram Davidson for his baroqueness, and Hemingway for his plainness and Cormac McCarthy for both at different times in his career, but they were/are all capable of balancing the explicit and the implicit to achieve a desired effect.”
“Schlegel, placing Leibniz "among the greatest masters" of a "thoroughly material wit," describes his manner of writing and thinking as falling between science, philosophy, and poetry: "The most important scientific discoveries are bon mots of this sort — are so because of the surprising contingency of their origin, the unifying source of their thought, and the baroqueness of their casual expression ....”
“And a few other odds and ends that aren’t mentioned much: It shouldn’t have any unnecessary protuberances or baroqueness.”
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