[poh-et-uh-siz-uh m] /poʊˈɛt əˌsɪz əm/
a expression that has become hackneyed, forced, or artificial.
[poh-et-uh-sahyz] /poʊˈɛt əˌsaɪz/ verb (used with object), poeticized, poeticizing. 1. to make (thoughts, feelings, etc.) ; express in poetry. 2. to write poetry about (an event, occasion, etc.). verb (used without object), poeticized, poeticizing. 3. to speak or write poetry. /pəʊˈɛtɪˌsaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to put into poetry or make poetic 2. (intransitive) to speak […]
noun 1. an ideal distribution of rewards and punishments such as is common in some poetry and fiction. noun 1. fitting retribution; just deserts An outcome in which virtue is rewarded and evil punished, often in an especially appropriate or ironic manner. For example, It was poetic justice for the known thief to go to […]
- Poetic licence
noun 1. justifiable departure from conventional rules of form, fact, logic, etc, as in poetry
noun 1. license or liberty taken by a poet, prose writer, or other artist in deviating from rule, conventional form, logic, or fact, in order to produce a desired effect. noun See artistic license Also, artistic license. The liberty taken by a writer or artist in deviating from conventional form or fact to achieve an […]
[poh-et-iks] /poʊˈɛt ɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. literary criticism treating of the nature and laws of poetry. 2. the study of prosody. 3. a treatise on poetry. 4. (initial capital letter, italics) a treatise or collection of notes on aesthetics (4th century b.c.) by Aristotle. [poh-et-ik] /poʊˈɛt ɪk/ adjective, Also, poetical 1. […]