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romantic

adjective

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1 excitingly or mysteriously unusual
  • she dreamed of meeting a tall, romantic stranger who would introduce her to a life of adventure

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2 having or marked by a tendency to be guided more by ideals than by reality
  • a workshop intended to disabuse would-be innkeepers of the romantic notion that running a bed-and-breakfast is easy

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romantic

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of romantic (Entry 2 of 2)

one whose conduct is guided more by the image of perfection than by the real world
  • she's a hopeless romantic who believes that her one true love is somewhere waiting to be found

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The first known use of romantic was in 1650

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“Romantic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/romantic. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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