Gothicism

noun
Goth·​i·​cism | \ˈgä-thə-ˌsi-zəm \

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 \ noun

First Known Use of Gothicism

1710, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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