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Atticism

At·ti·cism

Atticism

 
pronunciation:
ae t sih zm
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a style, idiom, mannerism, custom, or the like, that is characteristic of Attic Greek.
definition 2: (sometimes l.c.) an expression or turn of phrase that is strikingly concise and elegant.
derivation: Atticist (n.)