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metaphysical poets

Syllabification: met·a·phys·i·cal po·ets

Definition of metaphysical poets in English:

A group of 17th-century poets whose work is characterized by the use of complex and elaborate images or conceits, typically using an intellectual form of argumentation to express emotional states. Members of the group include John Donne, George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, and Andrew Marvell.

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