Synonyms for gothic

Synonyms for (noun) gothic

Synonyms: Gothic, Gothic architecture

Definition: a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries; characterized by slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by vaulting and pointed arches

Similar words: architectural style, type of architecture, style of architecture

Definition: architecture as a kind of art form

Synonyms: black letter, Gothic

Definition: a heavy typeface in use from 15th to 18th centuries

Similar words: typeface, face, font, fount, case

Definition: a specific size and style of type within a type family

Synonyms: Gothic

Definition: extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas

Similar words: East Germanic, East Germanic language

Definition: an extinct branch of the Germanic languages

Synonyms for (adj) gothic

Synonyms: gothic

Definition: characterized by gloom and mystery and the grotesque

Usage: gothic novels like `Frankenstein'

Similar words: strange, unusual

Definition: being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird

Usage: a strange exaltation that was indefinable; a strange fantastical mind; what a strange sense of humor she has

Synonyms: gothic, mediaeval, medieval

Definition: as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened

Usage: a medieval attitude toward dating

Similar words: nonmodern

Definition: not modern; of or characteristic of an earlier time

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