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Romantic vs. Visionary

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Romanticadjective

Of a work of literature, a writer etc.: being like or having the characteristics of a romance, or poetic tale of a mythic or quasi-historical time; fantastic.

Visionaryadjective

having vision or foresight

Romanticadjective

(obsolete) Fictitious, imaginary.

Visionaryadjective

imaginary or illusory

Romanticadjective

Fantastic, unrealistic (of an idea etc.); fanciful, sentimental, impractical (of a person).

‘Mary sighed, knowing her ideals were far too romantic to work in reality.’;

Visionaryadjective

prophetic or revelatory

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Romanticadjective

Having the qualities of romance (in the sense of something appealing deeply to the imagination); invoking on a powerfully sentimental idea of life; evocative, atmospheric.

Visionaryadjective

idealistic or utopian

‘a visionary scheme or project’;

Romanticadjective

Pertaining to an idealised form of love (originally, as might be felt by the heroes of a romance); conducive to romance; loving, affectionate.

‘Their kiss started casually, but it slowly turned romantic.’;

Visionarynoun

someone who has visions; a seer

Romanticadjective

alternative form of Romantic

Visionarynoun

an impractical dreamer

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Romanticnoun

A person with romantic character (a character like those of the knights in a mythic romance).

Visionarynoun

someone who has positive ideas about the future

Romanticnoun

A person who is behaving romantically (in a manner befitting someone who feels an idealized form of love).

‘Oh, flowers! You're such a romantic.’;

Visionaryadjective

Of or pertaining to a visions or visions; characterized by, appropriate to, or favorable for, visions.

‘The visionary hourWhen musing midnight reigns.’;

Romanticadjective

Of or pertaining to romance; involving or resembling romance; hence, fanciful; marvelous; extravagant; unreal; as, a romantic tale; a romantic notion; a romantic undertaking.

‘Can anything in nature be imagined more profane and impious, more absurd, and undeed romantic, than such a persuasion?’; ‘Zeal for the good of one's country a party of men have represented as chimerical and romantic.’;

Visionaryadjective

Affected by phantoms; disposed to receive impressions on the imagination; given to reverie; apt to receive, and act upon, fancies as if they were realities.

‘Or lull to rest the visionary maid.’;

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Romanticadjective

Entertaining ideas and expectations suited to a romance; as, a romantic person; a romantic mind.

Visionaryadjective

Existing in imagination only; not real; fanciful; imaginary; having no solid foundation; as, visionary prospect; a visionary scheme or project.

Romanticadjective

Of or pertaining to the style of the Christian and popular literature of the Middle Ages, as opposed to the classical antique; of the nature of, or appropriate to, that style; as, the romantic school of poets.

Visionarynoun

One whose imagination is disturbed; one who sees visions or phantoms.

Romanticadjective

Characterized by strangeness or variety; suggestive of adventure; suited to romance; wild; picturesque; - applied to scenery; as, a romantic landscape.

Visionarynoun

One whose imagination overpowers his reason and controls his judgment; an unpractical schemer; one who builds castles in the air; a daydreamer.

Romanticnoun

a soulful or amorous idealist

Visionarynoun

a person given to fanciful speculations and enthusiasms with little regard for what is actually possible

Romanticnoun

an artist of the romantic period or someone influenced by romanticism

Visionarynoun

a person with unusual powers of foresight

Romanticadjective

belonging to or characteristic of romanticism or the Romantic movement in the arts;

‘romantic poetry’;

Visionaryadjective

not practical or realizable; speculative;

‘airy theories about socioeconomic improvement’; ‘visionary schemes for getting rich’;

Romanticadjective

expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance;

‘her amatory affairs’; ‘amorous glances’; ‘a romantic adventure’; ‘a romantic moonlight ride’;

Visionary

Defined broadly, a visionary is one who can envision the future. For some groups this can involve the supernatural.

Romanticadjective

not sensible about practical matters; unrealistic;

‘as quixotic as a restoration of medieval knighthood’; ‘a romantic disregard for money’; ‘a wild-eyed dream of a world state’;

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