Synonyms for romanticism

Synonyms for (noun) romanticism

Synonyms: romanticism

Definition: impractical romantic ideals and attitudes

Similar words: idealism

Definition: impracticality by virtue of thinking of things in their ideal form rather than as they really are


Synonyms: romance, romanticism

Definition: an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)

Similar words: quality

Definition: an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

Usage: the quality of mercy is not strained--Shakespeare


Synonyms: Romantic Movement, Romanticism

Definition: a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization

Usage: Romanticism valued imagination and emotion over rationality

Similar words: idiom, artistic style

Definition: the style of a particular artist or school or movement

Usage: an imaginative orchestral idiom


Similar words: arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts

Definition: studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)

Usage: the college of arts and sciences