Byronic

[ bahy-ron-ik ]
/ baɪˈrɒn ɪk /

adjective

of or relating to Lord Byron.
possessing the characteristics of Byron or his poetry, especially romanticism, melancholy, and melodramatic energy.

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Origin of Byronic

First recorded in 1815–25; Byron + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM Byronic

By·ron·i·cal·ly, adverbBy·ron·ism [bahy-ruh-niz-uhm], /ˈbaɪ rəˌnɪz əm/, noun
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