Definition of Proustian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or in the manner of Marcel Proust.

Partainyms: Proust
Derivative terms: Proust



Definition of Proustian

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or reminiscent of Marcel Proust or his works. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of pleasure) Derived from personal memory. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Proustian (current term)
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Literary usage of Proustian

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1. Cavendish by Christa Jungnickel, Russell McCormmach (1996)
"... duke of Devonshire's clanking sword, and it ends when the tone of those same rooms was set by the Proustian languor of the fifth duke of Devonshire. ..."

2. Cavendish by Christa Jungnickel, Russell McCormmach (1996)
"... duke of Devonshire's clanking sword, and it ends when the tone of those same rooms was set by the Proustian languor of the fifth duke of Devonshire. ..."

3. The High Performance Toolbox: Succeeding With Performance Tasks, Projects ...by Spence Rogers, Shari Graham by Spence Rogers, Shari Graham (1998)
"... qualities—it's a good material for my Proustian journey. 1 endeavor to taste the memory, to receive a glint of the experiences of other human beings, ..."

4. Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing by Larry Chang (2006)
"It means also preserving natural environments in which to experience mysteries transcending daily life and from which to recapture, in a Proustian kind of ..."

5. Who's Who in Proust by Patrick Alexander (2007)
"Dining With Proust by Jean-Bernard Naudin (Random House 1992). This is the perfect gift for the Proustian in your life. Based on the various meals ..."

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