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poetic

po·et·ic

poetic

pronunciation:
po e tihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: like poetry in style or character.
a poetic novela poetic speech
antonyms:
prosaic
definition 2: of, relating to, or characteristic of a poet or of poetry.
definition 3: capable of being the inspiration for poetry.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: see poetics.
derivations: poetical (adj.), poetically (adv.)