[ nee-oh-klas-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌni oʊˈklæs ɪ kəl /
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Sometimes Ne·o·clas·si·cal . of, relating to, or designating any of various movements of the late 1600s to the mid 1800s in architecture, the arts, literature, etc. that attempted to revive classical Greek or Roman aesthetics or philosophy.
of, relating to, or designating any architecture, art, literature, or music that draws influence from ancient Greek or Roman art and design.
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How to use neoclassical in a sentence
So I choreographed a duet for two women in the neo-classical style, and sent it to competitions for feedback.From Iraq To Lincoln Center, A Marine’s Return to Ballet|Roman Baca|August 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
For many Brits, Brown never recovered from using the phrase “post neo-classical endogenous growth theory.”What Cameron Is Up Against|Tunku Varadarajan|May 12, 2010|DAILY BEAST
And instead of the classic striped charcoal trousers, a neo-classical striped charcoal skirt.Tripping on Obama's Coattails|Patricia J. Williams|January 9, 2009|DAILY BEAST
The English experiments were worked out independently, and yet under the same neo-classical influences.English Verse|Raymond MacDonald Alden, Ph.D.
The artists of the neo-classical school, with their pompous but severe forms, paid more attention to line than to color.The Standard Galleries - Holland|Esther Singleton
Boileau carries the neo-classical ideal of nature and art to its ultimate perfection.A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance|Joel Elias Spingarn
British Dictionary definitions for neoclassical
/ (ˌniːəʊˈklæsɪkəl) /
of, relating to, or in the style of neoclassicism in art, architecture, etc
of, relating to, or in the style of neoclassicism in music
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