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 5, 2006
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 6, 2006
The actual motherfricking définition of the word ‘romanticize’

deal with or describe in an idealized or unrealistic fashion; make (something) seem better or more appealing than it really is.

For example: (not hating on Melanie Martinez bc she is a good example when it comes to mind on the word romanticise)
Guy 1: Melanie Martinez romanticizes mental illness

Guy 2: That’s an understatement
by Shrek-Tastic! August 7, 2018
the verb tense of the word romance.
he tried to romanticize me.
my boyfriend hasn't romanticized me in a LONG time
ones love for the opposite sex and have the ablility to romantically capture their hearts. Lover that knows and does everything to capture the hearts of desire.
Semmi will go that extra mile romanticize his baby girl Bridget.
by AKEEM JAFFER October 20, 2009
when a couple becomes such based soley on the communication via text messaging, a normal, face to face meeting is rare.
one: did you hear that Rob and Shannon broke up?
two: really? well I'm not surprised it there relationship was total "textual romanticism".
by Rynnnnnnn September 21, 2008
A deadly disease that infects all Filipinos from birth. Characterized by dating everyone, watching romantic dramas on TFC, and writing sad love songs.
Also known as HFR.
Dude. John's Status Updates are getting sadder and sadder. Who is this Jocelynn he keeps talking about?

John just has some major Hopeless Filipino Romanticism. Jocelynn is his imaginary girlfriend.
by Whizzurd48 July 28, 2010