Lyricism



[lir-uh-siz-uh m] /ˈlɪr əˌsɪz əm/

noun
1.
character or style, as in poetry.
2.
feeling; enthusiasm, especially when unrestrained or exaggerated.
/ˈlɪrɪˌsɪzəm/
noun
1.
the quality or style of lyric poetry
2.
emotional or enthusiastic outpouring
n.

1760, from lyric + -ism.

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