Gothicism

noun
Goth·​i·​cism | \ ˈgä-thə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce Gothicism (audio) \

Definition of Gothicism

1 : barbarous lack of taste or elegance
2 : conformity to or practice of Gothic style

Other Words from Gothicism

Gothicist \ ˈgä-​thə-​sist How to pronounce Gothicist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of Gothicism

1710, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Gothicism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gothicism. Accessed 4 Apr. 2020.

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