Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to a poem, or to poetry; poetical.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to a poem, or to poetry; poetical.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to a poem; poetical.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Now, whatever improbability there is in the former, (which supposes Fletcher conscious of the inferiority, the too poematic _minus_-dramatic nature, of his versification, and of which there is neither proof, nor likelihood,) adds so much to the probability of the latter.

    Literary Remains, Volume 2

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