Definition of CLASSICAL

noun : CLASSICAL

Source: WordNet 3.1

Adjective : CLASSICAL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) of or relating to the first significant period of a civilization, culture, area of study, etc.; "classic Chinese pottery"; "classical Marxism" ;

  • 2. (

    ) of or relating to the study of the literary works of ancient Greece and Rome; "a classical scholar" ;

  • 3. (

    ) of or relating to the languages used by ancient standard authors; "classical Greek" ;

  • 4. (

    ) well-known and long-established in form or style; "a classical ballet"; "classic double-breasted suit"; "the classic struggle between good and evil" ;

  • 5. (

    ) (physics) relating to or based on concepts that preceded the theories of relativity and quantum mechanics ;

  • 6. (

    ) of or relating to music in the European tradition, such as symphonies and operas; "classical music" ;

  • 7. (

    ) of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greeks and Romans, especially their art, literature, or culture; "classical mythology"; "the classical world" ;


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