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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poetic, poetical(adj)

    of or relating to poetry

    "poetic works"; "a poetic romance"

  2. poetic, poetical(adj)

    characteristic of or befitting poetry

    "poetic diction"

Wiktionary

  1. poetical(Adjective)

    of or pertaining to poetry, suitable for poetry, or for writing poetry.

  2. poetical(Adjective)

    expressed in metrical form; exhibiting the imaginative or the rhythmical quality of poetry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poetical(adj)

    of or pertaining to poetry; suitable for poetry, or for writing poetry; as, poetic talent, theme, work, sentiments

    Etymology: [L. poticus, Gr. : cf. F. potiquee.]

  2. Poetical(adj)

    expressed in metrical form; exhibiting the imaginative or the rhythmical quality of poetry; as, a poetical composition; poetical prose

    Etymology: [L. poticus, Gr. : cf. F. potiquee.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poetical in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poetical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of poetical in a Sentence

  1. Ricardo A Scott:

    TRENCH TOWN IS MY WATER HOLE FROM WHICH I SHALL DRINK OF AFRICA TO QUENCH MY THIRST- (C)(P)-RICARDO SCOTT POETICAL WORKS

  2. H. L. Mencken:

    The Gettysburg speech was at once the shortest and the most famous oration in American history...the highest emotion reduced to a few poetical phrases. Lincoln himself never even remotely approached it. It is genuinely stupendous. But let us not forget that it is poetry, not logic; beauty, not sense. Think of the argument in it. Put it into the cold words of everyday. The doctrine is simply this: that the Union soldiers who died at Gettysburg sacrificed their lives to the cause of self-determination -- that government of the people, by the people, for the people, should not perish from the earth. It is difficult to imagine anything more untrue. The Union soldiers in the battle actually fought against self-determination; it was the Confederates who fought for the right of their people to govern themselves.

  3. Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay:

    Language, the machine of the poet, is best fitted for his purpose in its rudest state. Nations, like individuals, first perceive, and then abstract. They advance from particular images to general terms. Hence the vocabulary of an enlightened society is philosophical, that of a half-civilized people is poetical.

  4. Lili Dehn:

    “The Grand Duchess Tatiana was as charming as her sister Olga, but in a different way. She has been described as proud, but I never knew anyone less so. With her, as her mother, shyness and reserve were accounted as pride, but once you knew her and had gained her affection, this reserve disappeared, and the real Tatijana became apparent. She was a poetical creature, as always yearning for the ideal, and dreaming of great friendships which might be hers. The Emperor loved her devotedly, they had much in common, and the sisters used to laugh, and say that, if a favor were required, ‘Tatiana must ask Papa to grant it.’ She was very tall, and excessively thin, with a cameo-like profile, deep blue eyes, and dark chestnut hair… a lovely ‘Rose’ maiden, fragile and pure as a flower.”

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