[poh-et-ik] /poʊˈɛt ɪk/
adjective, Also, poetical
possessing the qualities or charm of :
poetic descriptions of nature.
of or relating to a or .
characteristic of or befitting a :
poetic feeling; poetic insight.
endowed with the faculty or feeling of a :
a poetic eulogist.
having or showing the sensibility of a :
a poetic lover.
of or relating to :
of the nature of or resembling :
a poetic composition; poetic drama; poetic imagination.
celebrated in , as a place.
providing a subject for .
of or relating to literature in verse form.
of or relating to poetry
characteristic of poetry, as in being elevated, sublime, etc
characteristic of a poet
recounted in verse
1520s, from poet + -ic, or else from or influenced by Middle French poetique (c.1400), from Latin poeticus, from Greek poietikos “pertaining to poetry,” literally “creative, productive,” from poietos “made,” verbal adjective of poiein “to make” (see poet). Related: Poetics (1727). Poetic justice “ideal justice as portrayed in plays and stories” is from 1670s. Poetic license attested by 1733.
Earlier adjective was poetical (late 14c.); also obsolete poetly (mid-15c.). Related: Poetically (early 15c.).
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