Definition of lyricism in English:


Syllabification: lyr·i·cism
Pronunciation: /ˈlirəˌsizəm


An artist’s expression of emotion in an imaginative and beautiful way; the quality of being lyrical.
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  • Sappho's pre-eminent reputation as an artist of lyricism and love is based on only three complete poems, 63 complete single lines and up to 264 fragments.
  • Some of his works are beautiful in their lucid lyricism.
  • The album preserves their defining qualities: superb lyricism and powerful tension.

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