One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or characteristic of the English poet William Wordsworth or his works.‘this form of Wordsworthian reverence for nature was immensely influential in American life’
- ‘It was poetry that, without being distinctively Wordsworthian, could hardly have existed without Wordsworth.’
- ‘I refer to it as the sublime, in a Wordsworthian sort of sense, entering everyday living.’
- ‘An unrivalled observer of the countryside, he found no Wordsworthian solace there, nor in his own unhappy marriage.’
- ‘School offers a series of "spots of time," to invoke a Wordsworthian phrase.’
- ‘Its mixture of elevated language and sentiment with prosaic detail is peculiarly Wordsworthian, and led Coleridge to comment on its ' inconstancy of style '.’
A student or admirer of the English poet William Wordsworth or his works.‘even Wordsworthians are cautious in commenting on the poem’
- ‘Other critics have endorsed his conclusions, and now even Wordsworthians are cautious in commenting on the poem.’
- ‘Such issues have long concerned Wordsworthians in the field.’
- ‘We must be on our guard against the Wordsworthians, if we want to secure for Wordsworth his due rank as a poet.’
- ‘Although a city man and Londoner, he was an ardent Wordsworthian, with an intense love of nature.’
- ‘For though what may be called professed Wordsworthians, including Mathew Arnold, found a value in all that remains of him, yet still the decisiveness of such selections as those made by Arnold himself, and now by Professor Knight, hint at a certain very obvious difference of level in his poetic work.’
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