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Meaning of Gothicism

Goth•i•cism

Pronunciation: (goth'u-siz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. conformity or devotion to the gothic style in the arts.
  2. the principles and techniques of the gothic style.
  3. (sometimes l.c.) barbarism; crudeness.
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