Adjective "Neoclassical" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Neoclassical


    Definition:

    1. (sometimes initial capital letter) belonging or pertaining to a revival of classic styles or something that is held to resemble classic styles, as in art, literature, music, or architecture.

    2. (usually initial capital letter) Fine Arts. of, relating to, or designating a style of painting and sculpture developed principally from the mid-18th through the mid-19th centuries, characterized chiefly by an iconography derived from classical antiquity, a hierarchical conception of subjec

    Origin:
    neoclassic

    Examples:

    "buildings can be neoclassical."

    "economics can be neoclassical."

    "syntheses can be neoclassical."

    "houses can be neoclassical."

    "equilibriums can be neoclassical."

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