Classical and Medieval


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Classical adjective – Based on customs usually handed down from a previous generation.
Medieval and classical are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Medieval" instead an adjective "Classical".
Nearby Words: class, classic, classicist, classicism, classically
Synonyms for Classical


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Medieval adjective – Having passed its time of use or usefulness.
Classical and medieval are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Classical" instead an adjective "Medieval".
Nearby Words: medievalism, medievalist
Synonyms for Medieval

Things that words describes

feel classical feel medieval feel
style classical style medieval style
culture classical culture medieval culture
art classical art medieval art
Other nouns: China, period, world, theme, scholar, architecture, epic, literature, history, version, works, elements, times, stories, texts, versions.

Both words in one sentence

  • Ruins for Ruins' Sake In the Romantic era people took an interest in classical/medieval times and aesthetics, and also archeology.
  • Music / Gentle Giant Neoclassical Punk Zydeco Rockabilly: Early on, they were very blues-influenced, but later had medieval and classical influences as well.
  • The Face of the Sun This is Older Than They Think: Many classical and medieval works of art depict the sun, "Sol", in this manner, though obviously not in a cartoony fashion.
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Medieval and Classical. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 14, from
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Medieval or Classical. 2016. Accessed June 14, 2021.

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