- romantic comedy,
- romantic movement,
Origin of romantic
Examples from the Web for romantically
He makes it clear that he feared becoming involved with Joplin romantically.
For the romantically—and sexually—curious teen set, Seventeen magazine claims to have all the answers.17 Terrible Pieces of Advice from ‘Seventeen’s’ Ultimate Guide to Guys|Erin Cunningham|January 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The lower apartment was rented by four Italian students, including one young man who was romantically linked to Kercher.The Perugia House Where Meredith Kercher Was Murdered Is for Sale|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He says he shouted at one: “You look like a princess walking so nicely and romantically.”
For the first time, Kennedy fell wildly, romantically in love.New Questions Arise About Mary Richardson Kennedy’s Suicide|Nancy Collins|May 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Copley Greene house was romantically situated, with a charming outlook.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
It is romantically situated among lofty crags and mountains, which rise above the level of the water from 1100 to 1500 feet.
She was as romantically in love with the gifted and handsome young actor as was possible to one of her vain and selfish nature.Kathleen's Diamonds|Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
I hope you have spent them romantically, fingering a lute or something.Clair de Lune|Michael Strange
According to the story as romantically told by the English poet Phillips, first spoke Apollo.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)|Charles Mills Gayley
Word Origin for romantic
1650s, "of the nature of a literary romance," from French romantique, from Middle French romant "a romance," oblique case of Old French romanz "verse narrative" (see romance (n.)).
As a literary style, opposed to classical since before 1812; in music, from 1885. Meaning "characteristic of an ideal love affair" (such as usually formed the subject of literary romances) is from 1660s. Meaning "having a love affair as a theme" is from 1960. Related: Romantical (1670s); romantically. Cf. romanticism.
"an adherent of romantic virtues in literature," 1827, from romantic (adj.).