Meaning of “romanticism” in the English Dictionary

"romanticism" in British English

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romanticismnoun [ U ]

uk /rəʊˈmæn.tɪ.sɪ.zəm/ /rəˈmæn.tɪ.sɪ.zəm/ us /roʊˈmæn.t̬ə.sɪ.zəm/

Romanticismnoun [ U ]

uk /rəʊˈmæn.tɪ.sɪ.zəm/ /rəˈmæn.tɪ.sɪ.zəm/ us /roʊˈmæn.t̬ə.sɪ.zəm/ specialized

a style of art, music, and literature, popular in Europe in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, that deals with the beauty of nature and human emotions

adjective, noun [ C ] uk /rəʊˈmæn.tɪk/ /rəˈmæn.tɪk/ us /roʊˈmæn.t̬ɪk/

Beethoven, Schumann, and Chopin were leading Romantic composers.

(Definition of “romanticism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)