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Etymology of the English word neoclassicism

the English word neoclassicism
using the English prefix neo-
derived from the Greek word neos, νέος (new; a primary word; 'new'; (of persons) youthful, or (of things) fresh; figuratively, regenerate)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *newo-
derived from the English word classicism
derived from the English word classic
derived from the Latin word classicus (of, connected with fleet, sailors; trumpeter; sailors, marines)
derived from the Latin word classis (class, division of Romans; grade)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *kelə- (to call)
using the English suffix -ism
derived from the French suffix -ism
derived from the Latin suffix -ismus
derived from the Greek suffix -ismos, -ισμός
suffix for verbs ending in "-izein" (cf. Latin "-izare")

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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