classicalism

Definitions of classicalism
  1. noun
    a movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms
    synonyms: classicism
    see moresee less
    Antonyms:
    Romantic Movement, Romanticism
    a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization
    type of:
    artistic style, idiom
    the style of a particular artist or school or movement
    arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts
    studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
Word Family