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poetry

División en sílabas: po·et·ry
Pronunciación: /ˈpōətrē
 
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Definición de poetry en inglés:

sustantivo

1Literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature: he is chiefly famous for his love poetry
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Drama, literature, and poetry all work out ideas of standards of behaviour and their consequences.
  • Because he did not have any formal education in art, his aesthetic ideas derived from poetry and literature.
  • I was brought up with the idea that poetry should rhyme; shape poems and the like were unheard of.
Sinónimos
poems, verse, versification, metrical composition, rhymes, balladry
archaic poesy
1.1A quality of beauty and intensity of emotion regarded as characteristic of poems: poetry and fire are nicely balanced in the music
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This has far more beauty and poetry and poignancy and soul than we were expecting from the property.
  • This is largely the failing of a vapid script that lacks both strong characterisations and poetry.
  • Sokurov's drama has a haunting quality to it and moments of poetry found in the simplest of shots.
1.2Something regarded as comparable to poetry in its beauty: the music department is housed in a building that is pure poetry
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • To some it's as mundane as plumbing, but to me the connection of A to B is pure poetry.

Origen

late Middle English: from medieval Latin poetria, from Latin poeta 'poet'. In early use the word sometimes referred to creative literature in general.

Words that rhyme with poetry

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