Definition for PO-ET'IC, or PO-ET'IC-AL

PO-ET'IC, or PO-ET'IC-AL, a. [Gr. ποιητικος; L. poeticus; Fr. poetique.]

  1. Pertaining to poetry; suitable to poetry; as, a poetical genius; poetic turn or talent; poetic license.
  2. Expressed in poetry or measure; as, a poetical composition.
  3. Possessing the peculiar beauties of poetry; sublime; as, a composition or passage highly poetical.

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