Gothicism [goth-uh-siz-uh m] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun conformity or devotion to the gothic style in the arts. the principles and techniques of the gothic style. (sometimes lowercase) barbarism; crudeness.
Origin of Gothicism First recorded in 1700–10;+ Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for gothicism Historical Examples of gothicism
The gothicism, hinted at by Shaftesbury, appears manifestly in the wretched situation to which the best authors were reduced.
In Gothicism we find that the Deity disappears though the devil remains.
There are several clearly marked classes of ghosts in Gothicism.
In general, Gothicism had a tonic effect on English literature, and influenced the continental fiction to no small degree.
Neither are the spirits of to-day limited to any set hours as was the rule in Gothicism.
British Dictionary definitions for gothicism Gothicism noun conformity to, use of, or imitation of the Gothic style, esp in architecture crudeness of manner or style Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012