Attic +‎ -ism


Atticism (plural Atticisms)

  1. A favouring of, or attachment to, the Athenians.
  2. The style and idiom of the Ancient Greek language, as used by the Athenians; a concise and elegant expression.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 29 July 2012, at 21:19