Tennysonian Ten`ny*so"ni*an, a. Of or pertaining to Alfred (Lord) Tennyson, the English poet (1809-92); resembling, or having some of the characteristics of, his poetry, as simplicity, pictorial quality, sensuousness, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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