[ gree-siz-uhm ]
/ ˈgri sɪz əm /
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the spirit of Greek thought, art, etc.
adoption or imitation of this.
an idiom or peculiarity of Greek.
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Also especially British, Grae·cism .
Words nearby Grecism
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How to use Grecism in a sentence
They are characteristic of the latest phase of Anglo-Grecism.Atlantic Classics, Second Series|Henry C. Merwin
British Dictionary definitions for Grecism
/ (ˈɡriːˌsɪzəm) /
a variant spelling (esp US) of Graecism
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