Richardsonian

adjective
Rich·​ard·​so·​ni·​an

Definition of Richardsonian

: of or relating to the English novelist Richardson or to the sentimental or psychological fiction he produced

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First Known Use of Richardsonian

1763, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Richardsonian

Samuel Richardson †1761 English novelist + English -ian

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“Richardsonian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Richardsonian. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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