[ 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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Words nearby neoclassical
neoarsphenamine, neo-Catholic, Neocene, neo-Christianity, neoclassic, neoclassical, neoclassicism, neocolonialism, neocon, neo-Confucian, neo-Confucianist
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How to use neoclassical in a sentence
Not one person could be seen on Independence Avenue, where rows of bland neoclassical federal buildings have been shuttered.Hurricane Sandy Turns Washington, D.C., Into a Ghost Town|Lauren Ashburn|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The metaphor that America is like a garden is not a gimmick, but powerful refutation of neoclassical economics.A New Theory of Democracy|David Frum|February 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She is a grand dame occupying an historic neoclassical building that formerly housed an insurance company.The Easygoing Flair of San Francisco|Jolie Hunt|April 10, 2010|DAILY BEAST
This translation of Milton into Latin is more than a freak of the neoclassical mind.The Preface to the Aeneis of Virgil (1718)|Joseph Trapp
Like much neoclassical criticism it is, of course, derivative.Prefaces to Terence's Comedies and Plautus's Comedies (1694)|Lawrence Echard
This scholarly work shows the great influence in America of neoclassical authors.Benjamin Franklin|Frank Luther Mott
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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