[lir-uh-siz-uh m] /ˈlɪr əˌsɪz əm/

character or style, as in poetry.
feeling; enthusiasm, especially when unrestrained or exaggerated.
the quality or style of lyric poetry
emotional or enthusiastic outpouring

1760, from lyric + -ism.


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