OTHER WORDS FROM classicismclas·si·cis·tic [klas-uh-sis-tik], /ˌklæs əˈsɪs tɪk/, adjectivean·ti·clas·si·cal·ism, nounan·ti·clas·si·cism, noun
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How to use classicism in a sentence
Cruella’s vibe is the metal-studded antithesis of the Baroness’ classicism.Counterpoint: Disney’s Girlboss ‘Cruella’ Actually Rules|Kevin Fallon|May 28, 2021|The Daily Beast
The revival of classicism in architecture is traced to the individual efforts of Thomas Jefferson.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
The demands which this new classicism made were able to be satisfied by no one any longer, not even by Vien.
In the very personalities of these two the whole opposition between Classicism and the Nazarenes is reflected.
British Dictionary definitions for classicism
- a Greek or Latin form or expression
- an expression in a modern language, such as English, that is modelled on a Greek or Latin form
Cultural definitions for classicism
An approach to aesthetics that favors restraint, rationality, and the use of strict forms in literature, painting, architecture, and other arts. It flourished in ancient Greece and Rome, and throughout Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Classicists often derived their models from the ancient Greeks and Romans.