Definition of pseudoclassical in English:


Syllabification: pseu·do·clas·si·cal
Pronunciation: /ˌso͞odōˈklasikəl


  • Having a false or spurious classical style: a pretentious pseudoclassical building
    More example sentences
    • Later his work was adopted as one of the models for the pseudo-classical sculpture typical of National Socialist art.
    • The music of this trio of young, fresh hip-hoppers alternates between hard-hitting, gritty Southern-flavoured rap and delicate, pseudo-classical beats - often in a single breath.
    • How else do you explain starting the most important album of your career with a 6 minute pseudo-classical drone of a medieval Catholic liturgy, sung in Latin, played with Hungarian instruments?

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