neoclassical etymology

English word neoclassical comes from English neo-, English classical

Detailed word origin of neoclassical

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neo- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Being a newly-discovered or -synthesized variant of an existing compound. (organic chemistry) Having a structure, similar to that of neopentane, in which each hydrogen atom of a methyl group has been replaced by an alkyl group. Contemporary. New.
classical English (eng) (informal, music) Describing art music (rather than pop, jazz, blues, etc), especially when played using instruments of the orchestra.. (music) Describing European music and musicians of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.. (physics) Pertaining to models of physical laws that do not take quantum or relativistic effects into account; Newtonian or Maxwellian.. Conforming to the best [...]
neoclassical English (eng) (economics) Of or relating to an approach that focuses on the determination of prices, outputs, and income distributions in markets through supply and demand.. (linguistics) Being a recent construction based on older, classical elements.. Of or relating to various art styles, as in sculpture and ballet, inspired by older classical forms and conventions.. Of pertaining to a style of [...]

Words with the same origin as neoclassical

Descendants of neo-
Neoplatonic neo neobehaviourism neoburlesque neocommunism neoconservativism neocortex neodymium neoepithelialization neogrammatical neoliberalist neolite neomercantilism neonatal neopatrimonial neopenis neophallus neoplasia neorealism neosilicate neotetrazolium neothalamus neotraditional neourethra
Descendants of classical
Classical Arabic Classical Greek jazzical