1. classical

adjective. ['ˈklæsɪkəl'] of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture.


  • Greco-Roman
  • classic
  • Graeco-Roman
  • neoclassical
  • Hellenic


  • implicit
  • inconclusive
  • unofficial
  • uninfluential

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Rhymes with Classical

  • abascal
  • acoustical
  • aeronautical
  • aeronautical
  • agrochemical
  • allegorical
  • alphabetical
  • analytical
  • anarchical
  • anatomical
  • anatomical
  • anthropological
  • antithetical
  • apolitical
  • archaeological
  • archeological
  • astrological
  • astronautical
  • astronomical
  • asymmetrical

How do you pronounce classical?

Pronounce classical as ˈklæsɪkəl.

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How do you spell classical? Is it clasical ?

A common misspelling of classical is clasical

Sentences with classical

1. Adjective
This classical curve is named for Pierre Bezier who introduced the curves for use with computer-assisted design software.

Quotes about classical

1. A love of classical music is only partially a natural response to hearing the works performed, it also must come about by a decision to listen carefully, to pay close attention, a decision inevitably motivated by the cultural and social prestige of the art.
- Charles Rosen

2. We are fans of Mozart and Beethoven, as well 'South Park' and Borat. We believe that we can attract many people who eschew the serious ambiance of concert halls and don't go to classical music concerts because of such reasons. However, there is a 'serious humor' on the stage: funny and ridiculous. That is important!
- Aleksey Igudesman

3. Our first show, 'A Little Nightmare Music,' encompasses a lot of zany humor with beautiful classical music.
- Aleksey Igudesman

2. classical

adjective. ['ˈklæsɪkəl'] of recognized authority or excellence.


  • definitive
  • authoritative
  • standard


  • modern
  • popular
  • pop
  • deficient

3. classical

adjective. ['ˈklæsɪkəl'] of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures.


  • classic
  • Graeco-Roman
  • Hellenic


  • abnormal
  • irregular
  • uncommon
  • unconventional

4. classical

adjective. ['ˈklæsɪkəl'] (language) having the form used by ancient standard authors.


  • received


  • quantity
  • substandard

5. classical

noun. ['ˈklæsɪkəl'] traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste.


  • musical genre
  • musical style
  • classical music
  • cantata
  • fugue
  • opera
  • sonata
  • rondo
  • rondeau
  • genre
  • chamber music
  • oratorio
  • concerto
  • serious music


  • measure
  • nonnormative
  • inferior
  • unaccepted