neo·​romantic | \ ¦nē(ˌ)ō+ \

Definition of neoromantic

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: of or relating to a new or revived romanticism especially in art or literature neoromantic is a term that may most accurately be applied to those writers of recent years who have shown marked allegiance to the principles of Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Shelley or who have in a distinctive way exemplified romantic modes of mind and practice— C. D. Thorpe & N. E. Nelson the unhampered imaginative and emotional conception of the art of painting that distinguishes what is best in British art at this moment and may be qualified, for reasons of convenience, as neoromantic— Robin Ironside


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Definition of neoromantic (Entry 2 of 2)

: an advocate or follower of neoromanticism

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“Neoromantic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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