lyricism

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noun lyr·i·cism \ˈlir-ə-ˌsi-zəm\

Definition of lyricism

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being lyric :  songfulness

  2. 2a :  an intense personal quality expressive of feeling or emotion in an art (such as poetry or music)b :  exuberance <the sort of author who inspires lyricism or invective, not judicious interpretation — Time>

Examples of lyricism in a sentence

  1. the lyricism of his paintings

1760

First Known Use of lyricism

1760


LYRICISM Defined for English Language Learners

lyricism

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noun lyr·i·cism \ˈlir-ə-ˌsi-zəm\

Definition of lyricism for English Language Learners

  • : a quality that expresses deep feelings or emotions in a work of art : an artistically beautiful or expressive quality

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