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Synonyms for romantic

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Synonyms for romantic

a soulful or amorous idealist

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an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism

belonging to or characteristic of Romanticism or the Romantic Movement in the arts

expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance

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not sensible about practical matters

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With this book Deleyto is not attempting to add a dry little monograph to the literature on romantic comedy.
But as romantic destinations go, people could not fault the impressive setting of Merthyr's jewel in the crown Cyfarthfa Park, with its castle and extensive grounds.
Divided into five chapters, aside from the introduction and conclusion, Oulton's study deftly situates the variants of romantic friendships located in all forms of Victorian literature.
The hot look right now is distinctly floaty and flirty, so fall in love with the romantic mood.
He goes on to highlight the variability of critical responses to Romanticism as something integral to the Romantic ethos itself, not, therefore, contradictory, but instead enriching: 'Some contributors may tend toward Lovejoyan skepticism, others toward Wellekian optimisim, but I think I can trace through most of these excellent essays some striking family resemblances in the midst of a rich and colourful variety' (ibid.
She is the author of 21 novels, many romantic fiction, and June is also a member of the Romantic Novelists Association.
But it also takes some juice out of the romantic part of the equation.
These code families included personal background (priorities and plans, and family and friend dynamics), relationship values (ideal sex or romantic partner and perceptions of monogamy), description of most recent main and casual sex partner, and concerns about HIV and other STDs.
This stimulating collection of essays investigates the wide range of issues implied by the term 'Romantic biography', examining not only biographies of writers of the Romantic period (including Wordsworth, Clare, Southey, Austen, Byron, Burns, Scott, Keats, and Shelley), but also the degree to which the form is itself shaped by assumptions about the self and its relations to creativity and society that are themselves Romantic.
In his introduction Shumway shows how the discussion of romantic love developed over the hundreds of years before the twentieth century.
Highly sensitive teenage girls are more likely to develop depression in response to romantic stress, Shannon E.
BALTIMORE -- Highly sensitive teenage girls are more likely to develop depression in response to romantic stress, Shannon E.
It's easy to see why von Wulffen is put forward by some as a descendant of the German Romantic tradition.
And main stream audiences have been more accepting of a romantic story featuring African Americans, as proven with movies such as The Best Man, Brown Sugar and Love Jones.
ON BEING ROMANTIC NOW Justin Clemens, The Romanticism of Contemporary Theory, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003