Classicism - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈklæsɪsɪzəm|  American pronunciation of the word classicism
Brit.  |ˈklasɪsɪz(ə)m|  British pronunciation of the word classicism

noun

- a movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms(syn: classicalism)

classicism often derived its models from the ancient Greeks and Romans

Examples

a return to classicism in modern architecture

classicism often derived its models from the ancient Greeks and Romans

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