Romantic

  1. Adjective.  Of or pertaining to Romance.
  2. Adjective.  Of or pertaining to Romanticism.
  3. Adjective.  (chiefly, _) Of a work of literature, a writer etc.: being like or having the characteristics of a romance, or poetic tale of a mythic or quasi-historical time; fantastic. (defdate, from 17th c.) .
  4. Adjective.  (obsolete) Fictitious, imaginary. (defdate, 17th-20th c.) .
  5. Adjective.  Fantastic, unrealistic (of an idea etc.); fanciful, sentimental, impractical (of a person). (defdate, from 17th c.) .
  6. Adjective.  Having the qualities of romance (in the sense of something appealing deeply to the imagination); invoking on a powerfully sentimental idea of life; evocative, atmospheric. (defdate, from 17th c.) .
  7. Adjective.  Pertaining to an idealised form of love (originally, as might be felt by the heroes of a romance); conducive to romance; loving, affectionate. (defdate, from 18th c.) .
  8. Adjective.  (alternative form of, Romantic) (defdate, from 18th c.) .
  9. Noun.  A person with romantic character.
  10. Noun.  A person who is behaving romantically.

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