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A particular school of thought represented in art, writing and thinking originating in Europe during the 18th century. Moving away from most traditional ideas of the time, it put a strong importance on individuality, nature, love, and creativity.
Austen, Coleridge, and Wordsworth were all creator/followers of romanticism.
by Dan54321 July 05, 2006
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The name given to those schools of thought that value feeling and intuition over reason. Basically, a bunch of hippies.
"Hey! those hippies are smoking weed, having public sex, and expressing their feelings!"

"Yea romanticism is great."
by Mr.2cool June 05, 2006
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