lyricism

[ lir-uh-siz-uhm ]
/ ˈlɪr əˌsɪz əm /

noun

lyric character or style, as in poetry.
lyric feeling; enthusiasm, especially when unrestrained or exaggerated.

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Origin of lyricism

First recorded in 1750–60; lyric + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM lyricism

non·lyr·i·cism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for lyricism

lyricism
/ (ˈlɪrɪˌsɪzəm) /

noun

the quality or style of lyric poetry
emotional or enthusiastic outpouring
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