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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An affected elegance of style that was introduced into Spanish literature by a famous poet.

Usage examples (7)
  • He is not free from the bad taste and artificial "gongorism" imported from Spain, but he is clear, popular, and practical, profoundly original and frequently sublime.
  • When the young guard banded together to strike their big blow they chose as a standard to celebrate the 300th anniversary of Luis de Góngora, the creator of the hair-splitting...
  • Endowed with literary taste, he writes in good Spanish, and his style is free from the gongorism of his time.
  • I have spoken of the movement generally, but it passed through many phases, such as arcadianism, gongorism, dubartism; and yet of all these phases euphuism was, I think,... for more
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