[ nee-oh-roh-man-tuh-siz-uhm ]

  1. (sometimes initial capital letter)Fine Arts. a style of painting developed in the 20th century, chiefly characterized by forms or images that project a sense of nostalgia and fantasy.

  2. any of various movements or styles in literature, motion-picture directing, architecture, etc., considered as a return to a more romantic style.

Origin of neoromanticism

First recorded in 1880–85; neo- + romanticism

Other words from neoromanticism

  • ne·o·ro·man·tic, adjective, noun

Words Nearby neoromanticism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023