of or relating to the poet Milton or his writings.
resembling Milton's majestic style.
- Also Mil·to·ni·an [mil-toh-nee-uhn]. /mɪlˈtoʊ ni ən/.
- pseu·do-Mil·ton·ic, adjective
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How to use Miltonic in a sentence
The Miltonic grandeur of his words was the fit expression of his thought, and raised his hearers up to his theme.The Works of Daniel Webster, Volume 1 | Daniel Webster
This version of Vondel bridges the gap in the Miltonic Criticism.Vondel's Lucifer | Joost van den Vondel
In these English hexameters I have used and advocate the use of Miltonic elision.The Poetical Works of Robert Bridges | Robert Bridges
In style it is now Miltonic, now reminiscent of Walter Scott.Old Trails on the Niagara Frontier | Frank H. Severance
This, along with the preceding and the following verse, gives a Miltonic sublimity of the disgusting to the passage.
British Dictionary definitions for Miltonic
characteristic of or resembling Milton's literary style, esp in being sublime and majestic
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