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1. poetry

noun. ['ˈpoʊətri'] literature in metrical form.

Synonyms

  • literary genre
  • writing style
  • epic poetry
  • poesy
  • genre
  • verse
  • heroic poetry

Antonyms

  • verboseness
  • inelegance

Etymology

  • ποίησις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ποιέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word poetry


1. Noun, singular or mass
Many people say they don't like poetry because they don't understand it.

Quotes containing the word poetry


1. Personality is everything in art and poetry.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

2. As a kid, I loved 'Godot' because of the poetry and the humor and the strangeness, but then as you get older, it's much more resonant.
- Nathan Lane

3. Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.
- Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

2. poetry

noun. ['ˈpoʊətri'] any communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling.

Synonyms

  • style

Etymology

  • ποίησις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ποιέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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