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romantic

ro·man·tic

romantic

 
pronunciation:
ro maen tihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or characterized by romance.
The knight in shining armour is a romantic figure.
synonyms:
Byronic, chivalrous, gallant, glamorous, passionate
similar words:
courtly, dreamy, flirtatious, sexy
definition 2: inclined to idealize and be sentimental or passionate about those for whom one feels affection or admiration.
synonyms:
ardent, erotic, fervent, gallant, nostalgic, passionate, sentimental
antonyms:
matter-of-fact, unromantic, unsentimental
similar words:
attentive, chivalrous, emotional, flirtatious, melodramatic, mushy
definition 3: involving, conducive to, or expressing love.
a romantic relationshipa romantic settinga romantic letter
synonyms:
amorous, erotic, passionate, seductive, sexy
antonyms:
unromantic
similar words:
glamorous, sexual
definition 4: inclined to adventurousness and a love of idealism and heroism.
synonyms:
adventurous, bold, chivalrous, daring, gallant, heroic
antonyms:
unromantic
similar words:
dreamy, idealistic, poetic, quixotic, starry-eyed
definition 5: impractical or overly idealized; fanciful.
He has such romantic notions about changing the world.
synonyms:
chimerical, exotic, fanciful, fantastic, imaginative, outlandish, visionary
antonyms:
matter-of-fact, unromantic
similar words:
bold, fabulous, quixotic, utopian, whimsical
definition 6: (usu. cap.) of or relating to the styles of European music, literature, and art of the early nineteenth century, characterized by an emphasis on freedom and by idealized and exalted conceptions of man and nature. (Cf. classical.)
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who is romantic, esp. one who indulges in impractical or overly sentimental notions.
synonyms:
daydreamer, dreamer, idealist, stargazer
definition 2: (often cap.) an adherent or practitioner of the Romantic movement in the arts.
derivations: romantically (adv.), romanticist (n.)
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