- lyricism [lir′ə siz΄əm]n.1. lyric quality, style, or character [Shelley's lyricism]2. emotional and poetic expression of enthusiasm, etc.
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Lyricism — Lyr i*cism, n. A lyric composition. Gray. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
lyricism — 1760, from LYRIC (Cf. lyric) + ISM (Cf. ism) … Etymology dictionary
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lyricism — [[t]lɪ̱rɪsɪzəm[/t]] N UNCOUNT Lyricism is gentle and romantic emotion, often expressed in writing, poetry, or music. ...a natural lyricism which can be expressed through dance and music … English dictionary
lyricism — noun Date: 1760 1. the quality or state of being lyric ; songfulness 2. a. an intense personal quality expressive of feeling or emotion in an art (as poetry or music) b. exuberance < the sort of author who inspires lyricism or invective, not… … New Collegiate Dictionary
lyricism — lyr|i|cis|m [ˈlırısızəm] n [U] gentle or romantic emotion, expressed in writing or music ▪ The lyricism of Tennyson s poetry is magnificent … Dictionary of contemporary English
lyricism — /lir euh siz euhm/, n. 1. lyric character or style, as in poetry. 2. lyric feeling; enthusiasm, esp. when unrestrained or exaggerated. [1750 60; LYRIC + ISM] * * * … Universalium
lyricism — noun a) Great enthusiasm. b) Suitability to be sung or used as lyrics … Wiktionary
lyricism — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Something likened to poetry, as in form or style: poem, poetry. See STYLE, WORDS … English dictionary for students
lyricism — lyr|i|cism [ lırı,sızəm ] noun uncount the expression of feeling in art … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English