Goth·​i·​cism ˈgä-thə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce Gothicism (audio)
: barbarous lack of taste or elegance
: conformity to or practice of Gothic style
Gothicist noun

Word History

First Known Use

1710, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Gothicism was in 1710

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Cite this Entry

“Gothicism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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