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Synonyms for gothic
ˈgɒθ ɪkgoth·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Gothicnoun

    extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas

    black letter

    familiar, modern

  2. Gothic, black letternoun

    a heavy typeface in use from 15th to 18th centuries

    black letter

    familiar, modern

  3. Gothic, Gothic architectureadjective

    a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries; characterized by slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by vaulting and pointed arches

    black letter

    modern, familiar

  4. Gothicadjective

    characteristic of the style of type commonly used for printing German

    medieval, mediaeval

    modern, familiar

  5. Gothicadjective

    of or relating to the language of the ancient Goths

    "the Gothic Bible translation"

    medieval, mediaeval

    modern, familiar

  6. Gothicadjective

    of or relating to the Goths

    "Gothic migrations"

    medieval, mediaeval

    modern, familiar

  7. medieval, mediaeval, gothicadjective

    as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened

    "a medieval attitude toward dating"

    medieval, knightly, chivalric, mediaeval

    familiar, modern

  8. gothicadjective

    characterized by gloom and mystery and the grotesque

    "gothic novels like `Frankenstein'"

    medieval, mediaeval

    familiar, modern

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gothicadjective

    rude, barbaric, barbarous

  2. gothicnoun

    gothic language

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  1. Roland Barthes:

    I think that cars today are almost the exact equivalent of the great Gothic cathedrals: I mean the supreme creation of an era, conceived with passion by unknown artists, and consumed in image if not in usage by a whole population which appropriates them as a purely magical object.

  2. Del Toro:

    I made it a point to make every man in the movie useless. Normally in gothic romance you end with (the male hero) carrying the girl without a shirt and rescuing her from imminent danger, i wanted to sort of actualize the genre a little bit and make the female roles the central roles.

  3. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

    The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable.

  4. Reverend W. Awdry (1911 - 1997):

    [Of the parralels between the railways and the church] both had their heyday in the mid-nineteenth century; both own a great deal of Gothic-style architecture which is expensive to maintain; both are regularly assailed by critics; and both are firmly convinced that they are the best means of getting man to his ultimate destination.

  5. Rory Stewart:

    I'm getting away from that gothic shouting chamber of Westminster, I'm getting away from politics which makes me feel sometimes as though (U.S. President Donald) Trump has never left London, this is a city that is now in real danger, danger from Brexit, from technological change, but I think above all from what has happened in British politics, to the kind of extremism that is taking over our country.

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