variants or Lawrentian
: of, relating to, or befitting the writings of D. H. Lawrence
has an affair with a Lawrencian foreman who has been dismissed from his employmentTimes Literary Supplement

Word History


lawrencian from D. H. Lawrence †1930 English novelist + English -ian; lawrentian alteration (influenced by laurentian) of lawrencian

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“Lawrencian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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