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ne·o·clas·si·cismalso Ne·o·clas·si·cism (nē′ō-klăs′ĭ-sĭz′əm)
1. A revival of classical aesthetics and forms, especially:
a. A revival in literature in the late 1600s and 1700s, characterized by a regard for the classical ideals of reason, form, and restraint.
b. A revival in the 1700s and 1800s in architecture and art, especially in the decorative arts, characterized by order, symmetry, and simplicity of style.
c. A movement in music lasting roughly from 1915 to 1940 that sought to avoid subjective emotionalism and to return to the style of the pre-Romantic composers.
2. Any of various intellectual movements that embrace a set of traditional principles regarded as fundamental or authoritative.
ne′o·clas′sic, ne′o·clas′si·cal adj.
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|Noun||1.||neoclassicist - an advocate of neoclassicism|
|Adj.||1.||neoclassicist - relating to or advocating neoclassicism|
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