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poetic
American English: /poʊˈɛdɪk/
British English: /pəʊˈɛtɪk/

Translation of poetic in Spanish:

adjective

  • (language/description/scene)
    (moment/beauty)
    lleno de poesía
    there was poetic justice in it
    fue de justicia
    se hizo justicia
    Example sentences
    • For poets and those who read poetry, the poetic form can be relatively obscure as a discipline and as an art.
    • In the process of discovering and translating Hebrew poetry a Russian poetic community was formed.
    • The beginnings of any kind of valid poetry or poetic stirrings in Australia date into the present century.
    Example sentences
    • You have the space to be creative, poetic, artistic and sensitive.
    • The sight is beautifully poetic and expresses the leitmotiv tension between heaven and earth.
    • All aesthetic expression has a poetic quality and is essentially eulogistic.

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