What does CLASSICAL mean?

Definitions for CLASSICAL
ˈklæs ɪ kəlCLASSICAL

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. classical music, classical, serious music(adj)

    traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste

  2. classical, classic(adj)

    of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture

    "classic Cinese pottery"

  3. authoritative, classical, classic, definitive(adj)

    of recognized authority or excellence

    "the definitive work on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation"

  4. classical(adj)

    of or relating to the study of the literary works of ancient Greece and Rome

    " a classical scholar"

  5. classical(adj)

    (language) having the form used by ancient standard authors

    "classical Greek

  6. classical, classic, Greco-Roman, Graeco-Roman, Hellenic(adj)

    of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures

    "classical mythology"; "classical

Wiktionary

  1. classical(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the first class or rank, especially in literature or art.

    Etymology: From classic, from Latin classicus (of the first class).

  2. classical(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to established principles in a discipline.

    Etymology: From classic, from Latin classicus (of the first class).

  3. classical(Adjective)

    Describing European music and musicians of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

    Etymology: From classic, from Latin classicus (of the first class).

  4. classical(Adjective)

    Describing serious music (rather than pop, jazz, blues etc), especially when played using instruments of the orchestra.

    Etymology: From classic, from Latin classicus (of the first class).

  5. classical(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the ancient Greeks and Romans, especially to Greek or Roman authors of the highest rank, or of the period when their best literature was produced; of or pertaining to places inhabited by the ancient Greeks and Romans, or rendered famous by their deeds.

    Etymology: From classic, from Latin classicus (of the first class).

  6. classical(Adjective)

    Conforming to the best authority in literature and art; chaste; pure; refined; as, a classical style.

    Etymology: From classic, from Latin classicus (of the first class).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Classical(noun)

    of or relating to the first class or rank, especially in literature or art

    Etymology: [L. classicus relating to the classes of the Roman people, and especially to the frist class; hence, of the first rank, superior, from classis class: cf. F. classique. See Class, n.]

  2. Classical(noun)

    of or pertaining to the ancient Greeks and Romans, esp. to Greek or Roman authors of the highest rank, or of the period when their best literature was produced; of or pertaining to places inhabited by the ancient Greeks and Romans, or rendered famous by their deeds

    Etymology: [L. classicus relating to the classes of the Roman people, and especially to the frist class; hence, of the first rank, superior, from classis class: cf. F. classique. See Class, n.]

  3. Classical(noun)

    conforming to the best authority in literature and art; chaste; pure; refined; as, a classical style

    Etymology: [L. classicus relating to the classes of the Roman people, and especially to the frist class; hence, of the first rank, superior, from classis class: cf. F. classique. See Class, n.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CLASSICAL' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2987

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CLASSICAL' in Adjectives Frequency: #412

How to pronounce CLASSICAL?

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How to say CLASSICAL in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of CLASSICAL in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of CLASSICAL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of CLASSICAL in a Sentence

  1. Django Reinhardt:

    Jazz attracted me because in it I found a formal perfection and instrumental precision that I admire in classical music, but which popular music doesn't have.

  2. Harold Macmillan:

    Marxism is like a classical building that followed the Renaissance; beautiful in its way, but incapable of growth.

  3. Scriptwriter Adrian Hodges:

    I felt the time was right for a version that was in the classical tradition but also a bit different.

  4. Louis Niessen:

    Louis Niessen and Jahangir Khan failure to provide health care for many leads to a lot of human suffering and loss of important adults in Louis Niessen and Jahangir Khan lives as they die prematurely, up to ten to twenty years too early or remain with disability from stroke or from a more classical tropical condition.

  5. Kin Hubbard:

    Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.

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