classicalism

Definitions of classicalism
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n a movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms

Synonyms:
classicism
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)

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