What does Byronic mean?

Byronic meaning in General Dictionary

regarding or in the type of Lord Byron

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  • regarding, or perhaps in the design of, Lord Byron.

Byronic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1823, related to or resembling Brit poet George Gordon, 6th Baron Byron (1788-1824). Perfect she was, but as perfection is Insipid in this dirty realm of ours, In which our very first moms and dads never understand'd to kiss Till these were exiled from their early in the day bowers, Where all had been comfort, and purity, and bliss (we wonder the way they got through twelve hours), Don Jose like a lineal boy of Eve, Went plucking different good fresh fruit without the woman leave. [from "Don Juan"]

Byronic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Pertaining to, or perhaps in the form of, Lord Byron.

Sentence Examples with the word Byronic

The third as much less simple; in part a mixture of truth with Byronic affectation, and for the rest (and more significantly), as intimating the resolute exercise of extraordinary powers of control over the promptings and passions by which so many capable ambitions have come to grief.

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