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synonyms for classicism

  • grandeur
  • Hellenism
  • balance
  • clarity
  • class
  • classicalism
  • dignity
  • elegance
  • excellence
  • finish
  • formality
  • lucidity
  • majesty
  • neoclassicism
  • nobility
  • objectivity
  • polish
  • proportion
  • propriety
  • purity
  • rationalism
  • refinement
  • rhythm
  • severity
  • simplicity
  • sobriety
  • sublimity
  • symmetry
  • Atticism
  • Ciceronianism
  • aesthetic principle
  • conventional formality
  • formal style
  • grand style
  • high art
  • pure taste
See also synonyms for: classicistic

antonyms for classicism

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  • bad manners
  • crudeness
  • disproportion
  • imbalance
  • unevenness
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How to use classicism in a sentence

Cruella’s vibe is the metal-studded antithesis of the Baroness’ classicism.
COUNTERPOINT: DISNEY’S GIRLBOSS ‘CRUELLA’ ACTUALLY RULESKEVIN FALLONMAY 28, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The revival of classicism in architecture is traced to the individual efforts of Thomas Jefferson.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The demands which this new classicism made were able to be satisfied by no one any longer, not even by Vien.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
In the very personalities of these two the whole opposition between Classicism and the Nazarenes is reflected.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
And Hlne de Sparte, which in its outward form manifests a return to classicism, handles purely moral, eternal problems.
MILE VERHAERENSTEFAN ZWEIG
The first of these books is one that still bears 9considerable traces of classicism.
ANGLO-SAXON LITERATUREJOHN EARLE
For Italian sculpture was bound hand and foot by the traditions of classicism, to which our early sculptors soon fell captive.
AMERICAN MEN OF MINDBURTON E. STEVENSON
When not misled by the French classicism of his day, Dryden was an admirable critic, full of penetration and sound sense.
FROM CHAUCER TO TENNYSONHENRY A. BEERS
Thus Classicism in Art constantly needs the freshening, broadening influence of Romanticism.
THE VAGABOND IN LITERATUREARTHUR RICKETT
Romanticism is undoubtedly first and indispensable; but so, not less, classicism is indispensable, though second.
FRENCH CLASSICSWILLIAM CLEAVER WILKINSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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