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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or in the manner of a famous French novelist.

Usage examples (35)
  • When your stable of bikes can be described as Proustian it may be time to start thinning the proverbial herd.
  • Often referred to as a Proustian painter because he painted from memory rather than from life, Bonnard is even more a Jamesian one.
  • I remembered, and my heart leaped with a kind of Proustian joy while Time tolled about me like a bell ....
  • I mean they're also kind of Proustian, because you're dealing with moments of consciousness. for more
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