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classicist

Definitions of classicist
  1. noun
    a student of ancient Greek and Latin
    synonyms: classical scholar
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    examples:
    Benjamin Jowett
    English classical scholar noted for his translations of Plato and Aristotle (1817-1893)
    George Gilbert Aime Murphy
    British classical scholar (born in Australia) who advocated the League of Nations and the United Nations (1866-1957)
    Friedrich August Wolf
    German classical scholar who claimed that the Iliad and Odyssey were composed by several authors (1759-1824)
    types:
    Latinist
    a specialist in the Latin language
    type of:
    humanist
    a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
  2. noun
    an artistic person who adheres to classicism
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    Antonyms:
    romantic, romanticist
    an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
    type of:
    artist, creative person
    a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
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