Wordsworthian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Wordsworthian in the manner of William Wordsworth
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • wordsworthian Pertaining to the English poet William Wordsworth (1770–1850), or to his style.
    • n wordsworthian An admirer or a follower of the poet Wordsworth.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Wordsworthian wurds-wur′thi-an pertaining to the style of the sovereign poet of nature, William Wordsworth (1770-1850)
    • n Wordsworthian an admirer of Wordsworth
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Usage

In literature:

Thus, but not in the Wordsworthian sense, he is a veritable poet of Nature.
"Shelley An Essay" by Francis Thompson
This was far removed from that passionate spiritual contemplation of nature of the Wordsworthian mood.
"Robert Browning" by Edward Dowden
I suppose that Matthew Arnold and Sir Leslie Stephen were the two sanest Wordsworthians of us all.
"Books and Persons" by Arnold Bennett
Of a mere Byronite, indeed, Mr Arnold has even less than he has of a Wordsworthian pure and simple.
"Matthew Arnold" by George Saintsbury
Again, accept or dissent, this State Paper (so to say) is specially Wordsworthian.
"The Prose Works of William Wordsworth" by William Wordsworth
His landscapes have in this way a Wordsworthian directness, simplicity, and severity.
"French Art" by W. C. Brownell
Shelley was a believer and a disciple, and converted Byron to the Wordsworthian creed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
Here lives our gentleman the greater portion of the year; lives aspiringly according to his Wordsworthian creed.
"Search-Light Letters" by Robert Grant
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