arcadianism

noun, often capitalized
ar·​ca·​di·​an·​ism
plural -s

Definition of arcadianism

1 : adoption or affectation of conduct or dress imitative of or suggestive of that depicted in arcadian literature
2 : the use of arcadian literary conventions in writing

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“Arcadianism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arcadianism. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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