Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A poetic expression that is hackneyed, archaic, or excessively artificial.

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  • noun uncountable Poetic style; lyricism.
  • noun countable A poetic phrase, utterance, etc.

Etymologies

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poetic +‎ -ism

Examples

  • All of this leads me to the question of how Norman Maclean developed his flowing poeticism from the rough jagged life of Montana that so greatly influenced him.

    Books

  • All of this leads me to the question of how Norman Maclean developed his flowing poeticism from the rough jagged life of Montana that so greatly influenced him.

    On Verbal Swagger

  • All of this leads me to the question of how Norman Maclean developed his flowing poeticism from the rough jagged life of Montana that so greatly influenced him.

    unbillable hours:

  • McElwee is respected for his accuracy, but others are put off by his poeticism or his wiggling eyebrows.

    Chilly outlook forecast for the BBC's weathermen

  • She expands details of ordinary life into fantastic images, words are used unconventionally and horror and absurdity are mixed with extreme poeticism.

    The Nobel Prize in Literature 2009 - Speed Read

  • Seth argued that not being able to ask "why?" prevents improvement; I think not being able to ask "why?" also leads to the suppression of our essential poeticism - the very thing for which we stay alive.

    Adaptation

  • Seth argued that not being able to ask "why?" prevents improvement; I think not being able to ask "why?" also leads to the suppression of our essential poeticism - the very thing for which we stay alive.

    21st Century Learning

  • Seth argued that not being able to ask "why?" prevents improvement; I think not being able to ask "why?" also leads to the suppression of our essential poeticism - the very thing for which we stay alive.

    Leadership

  • Seth argued that not being able to ask "why?" prevents improvement; I think not being able to ask "why?" also leads to the suppression of our essential poeticism - the very thing for which we stay alive.

    Expression

  • Seth argued that not being able to ask "why?" prevents improvement; I think not being able to ask "why?" also leads to the suppression of our essential poeticism - the very thing for which we stay alive.

    Education

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