Romanticism - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |roʊˈmæntɪsɪzəm|  American pronunciation of the word romanticism
Brit.  |rə(ʊ)ˈmantɪsɪz(ə)m|  British pronunciation of the word romanticism

noun

- impractical romantic ideals and attitudes
- a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization
- an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure) (syn: romance)

Examples

Try not to discourage the romanticism of college students.

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