conformity or devotion to the gothic style in the arts.
the principles and techniques of the gothic style.
(sometimes lowercase) barbarism; crudeness.
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How to use Gothicism in a sentence
There are several clearly marked classes of ghosts in Gothicism.
In general, Gothicism had a tonic effect on English literature, and influenced the continental fiction to no small degree.
Neither are the spirits of to-day limited to any set hours as was the rule in Gothicism.
This painting is an admirable example of his early art, before the Gothicism of the early Italian painters became his quest.Recollections of Dante Gabriel Rossetti | T. Hall Caine
In Gothicism we find that the Deity disappears though the devil remains.
British Dictionary definitions for Gothicism
conformity to, use of, or imitation of the Gothic style, esp in architecture
crudeness of manner or style
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