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hamlet

[ ham-lit ]SEE DEFINITION OF hamlet

Synonyms for hamlet

  • community
  • crossroads
  • district
  • suburb
  • small town
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Like Hamlet with the king at the play, "If he but blench, I know my course!"

All these are manifestly characteristics of Hamlet, and Posthumus possesses no others.

It is all Hamlet over again, Hamlet wrought up to a higher pitch of intensity.

Evidently the time for classifying the creator of Hamlet is at hand.

If he were more of a "candle-holder" and onlooker, he would more resemble Hamlet.

In passing I may remark that Hamlet, too, complains of "bad dreams."

Then comes the "something desperate" in him that Hamlet boasted of—and the end.

For Shakespeare must have painted this second Hamlet unconsciously.

Jaques is only sketched in with light strokes, but all his traits are peculiarly Hamlet's traits.

Is it not like Hamlet to be able to condemn himself in this way beforehand?

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., from Old French hamelet, diminutive of hamel "village," itself a diminutive of ham "village," from Frankish *haim (see home). Especially a village without a church.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HAMLET

communities

nounsociety, area of people
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