Synonyms for idyll
- breathing space
Antonyms for idyll
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IDYLL
She is the idyll of our shanty, and our regard for her approaches to idolatry.
The refrain of the poem increases its resemblance to the form of a Greek idyll.
But he had the distinct feeling that there was something wrong with this idyll.
Compare this Idyll, in respect to reality, with the other two you have studied.
She ought to act in an idyll by Theocritus, as he was a Sicilian like herself.
The idyll is, according to the etymology of its name, a "little picture."
It shall be a poem, an idyll—far from all interruptions, far from intrigues!'
They were both silent for a long time and in the silence the idyll was re-lived.
This ought to have completed the idyll, but it seemed, on the contrary, to put an end to it.
He ended as a gentleman farmer and the hero of an Ostgothland idyll.
also idyl, c.1600, "picturesque pastoral poem," from Latin idyllium, from Greek eidyllion "short, descriptive poem, usually of rustic or pastoral type," literally "a little picture," diminutive of eidos "form" (see -oid).