Marinism

noun
Ma·ri·nism | \məˈrēˌnizəm\
plural -s

Definition of Marinism 

: a florid bombastic literary style fashionable in 17th century Italy marked by extravagant metaphors, farfetched conceits, and forced antitheses — compare euphuism, gongorism

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History and Etymology for Marinism

Italian marinismo, from Giambattista Marini †1625 Italian poet + Italian -ismo -ism

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