noun (often initial capital letter)
Origin of atticism
Related formsat·ti·cist, noun
Examples from the Web for atticism
His style is pure and simple, and ancient critics praise his “Atticism.”
Atticism: because he is here imitating a well-known passage in Demosthenes's speech against schines.Keightley.
This last has especially charmed me; it is remarkable for grace, delicacy, atticism, and precision.Amiel's Journal|Henri-Frdric Amiel