pseudoclassicism

noun

pseu·​do·​clas·​si·​cism ˌsü-dō-ˈkla-sə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce pseudoclassicism (audio)
: imitative representation of classicism in literature and art

Word History

First Known Use

1861, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pseudoclassicism was in 1861

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“Pseudoclassicism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudoclassicism. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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