Synonyms and Antonyms of poetry

  1. 1 writing that uses rhythm, vivid language, and often rhyme to provoke an emotional response <not all poetry has to rhyme> Synonyms minstrelsy, poesy, song, verse Related Words rhyme (also rime); blank verse, free verse, vers libre Antonyms prose

  2. 2 the art or power of speaking or writing in a forceful and convincing way <the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King were filled with the kind of poetry that touches people of all races> Synonyms articulacy [chiefly British], articulateness, eloquence, rhetoricRelated Words expression, expressiveness; declamation, elocution, oratory; cogency, force, forcefulness, meaningfulness, persuasion, persuasiveness; ardor, emotion, fervency, fervidness, fervor, heat, intensity, passion, power, vehemence, warmthAntonyms inarticulateness

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