adjective Date: 1860 of or relating especially to literary or artistic style • stylistically adverb

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  • Stylistic — Sty*lis tic, a. Of or pertaining to style in language. [R.] Stylistic trifles. J. A. Symonds. [1913 Webster] The great stylistic differences in the works ascribed to him [Wyclif]. G. P. Marsh. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stylistic — 1860; see STYLE (Cf. style) + ISTIC (Cf. istic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • stylistic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of or concerning style, especially literary style. DERIVATIVES stylistically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • stylistic — [stī lis′tik] adj. [< STYLE, modeled on Ger stilistisch] of or having to do with style, esp. literary style: also stylistical stylistically adv …   English World dictionary

  • stylistic — styl|is|tic [staıˈlıstık] adj relating to the particular way an artist, writer, musician etc makes or performs something, especially the technical features or methods they use ▪ the sculptor s stylistic development stylistic feature/device ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stylistic — [[t]staɪlɪ̱stɪk[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Stylistic describes things relating to the methods and techniques used in creating a piece of writing, music, or art. There are some stylistic elements in the statue that just don t make sense. Derived words:… …   English dictionary

  • stylistic — adj. Stylistic is used with these nouns: ↑consistency, ↑excess, ↑feature, ↑innovation, ↑trait …   Collocations dictionary

  • stylistic — [staɪˈlɪstɪk] adj relating to styles stylistic differences between the two books[/ex] stylistically [staɪˈlɪstɪkli] adv …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • stylistic — stylistically, adv. /stuy lis tik/, adj. of or pertaining to style. Also, stylistical. [1855 60; STYLE + ISTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • stylistic — adjective of or pertaining to style, especially to linguistic or literary style …   Wiktionary

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