- Gothic ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the ancient Goths or their extinct language. 2) of the style of architecture prevalent in western Europe in the 12th 16th centuries, characterized by pointed arches and elaborate tracery. 3) portentously gloomy or horrifying. 4) (of lettering) derived from the angular style of handwriting with broad vertical downstrokes used in medieval western Europe.► NOUN 1) the language of the Goths. 2) Gothic architecture.DERIVATIVES Gothicism noun.
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Gothicism — Goth i*cism, n. 1. A Gothic idiom. [1913 Webster] 2. Conformity to the Gothic style of architecture. [1913 Webster] 3. Rudeness of manners; barbarousness. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Gothicism — [gäth′iki siz΄əm] n. 1. barbarism; rudeness 2. conformity to or use of Gothic style Gothicist n … English World dictionary
Gothicism — noun Date: 1710 1. barbarous lack of taste or elegance 2. conformity to or practice of Gothic style • Gothicist noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
Gothicism — /goth euh siz euhm/, n. 1. conformity or devotion to the gothic style in the arts. 2. the principles and techniques of the gothic style. 3. (sometimes l.c.) barbarism; crudeness. [1700 10; GOTHIC + ISM] * * * … Universalium
Gothicism — noun The Gothic style in literature or architecture … Wiktionary
gothicism — GothÂ·iÂ·cism || gÉ’Î¸ÉªsÉªzÉ™m n. conformity to the Gothic style of architecture; barbarism, rudeness … English contemporary dictionary
gothicism — n. 1. Gothic idiom. 2. Rudeness, barbarism, incivility … New dictionary of synonyms
gothicism — goth·i·cism … English syllables
Gothicism — Goth•i•cism [[t]ˈgɒθ əˌsɪz əm[/t]] n. 1) conformity or devotion to the Gothic style 2) the principles and techniques of the Gothic style 3) (sometimes l.c.) barbarism; crudeness • Etymology: 1700–10 … From formal English to slang
Gothicism — /ˈgɒθəsɪzəm/ (say gothuhsizuhm) noun 1. conformity or devotion to the Gothic style of architecture. 2. a mixture of the elevated and the bizarre, often with many details, as distinct from the unity and simplicity of classicism. 3. adherence to… … Australian English dictionary