romantic

[ roh-man-tik ]
/ roʊˈmæn tɪk /
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adjective

noun

Origin of romantic

1650–60; < French romantique, derivative of romant romaunt; see -ic
ANTONYMS FOR romantic
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British Dictionary definitions for preromantic

romantic

/ (rəʊˈmæntɪk) /

adjective

noun

Derived Formsromantically, adverb

Word Origin for romantic

C17: from French romantique, from obsolete romant story, romance, from Old French romans romance
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