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1. poem

noun. ['ˈpoʊəm'] a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines.

Synonyms

  • epic
  • rhythmic pattern
  • literary composition
  • lay
  • poetic rhythm
  • verse line
  • vers libre
  • ballade
  • sonnet
  • rime
  • abecedarius
  • rhyme
  • verse form
  • tanka
  • terza rima
  • line of verse
  • heroic poem
  • verse
  • lyric
  • stanza
  • canto
  • versicle
  • epic poem
  • elegy
  • free verse
  • line of poetry
  • epos
  • literary work
  • Alcaic verse
  • rondel
  • rondeau
  • Alcaic
  • lament
  • blank verse
  • haiku
  • lyric poem
  • ballad

Antonyms

  • little
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • stand

Etymology

  • poema (Latin)
  • ποίημα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word epic-poem


1. Noun Phrase
The Odyssey is an epic poem of Ancient Greece written by Homer in about the 8th-century B.C.

2. Noun Phrase
Besides length, serious subject matter and composition, epic poems also share specific characteristics and style elements.

3. Noun Phrase
An epic poem is defined as a long, narrative poem that focuses on the exploits of a hero.

4. Noun Phrase
Most epic poems begin "in Media Res," which means "in the middle of things."

2. epic

noun. ['ˈɛpɪk'] a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds.

Synonyms

  • heroic meter
  • verse form
  • chanson de geste
  • poem
  • rhapsody
  • epic poem
  • heroic verse
  • heroic poem
  • heroic

Antonyms

  • immature
  • inconspicuous
  • ungenerous
  • unimportant

Etymology

  • epicus (Latin)
  • ἐπικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. epic

adjective. ['ˈɛpɪk'] very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale).

Synonyms

  • big
  • large
  • heroic

Antonyms

  • little
  • unimpressive
  • cowardly
  • timid

Etymology

  • epicus (Latin)
  • ἐπικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. epic

adjective. ['ˈɛpɪk'] constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic.

Antonyms

  • humble

Etymology

  • epicus (Latin)
  • ἐπικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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