from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The use of concetti, or affected conceits.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The use of concetti or affected conceits.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The use of affected wit or concetti.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
So in the seventeenth century the writers, exhausted by the mental effort of the Renaissance and prevented by the tyranny of kings and the domination of the church from occupying themselves with the great issues of life, turned their minds to gongorism, concettism and such-like toys.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.