Definition of Gothicize

1. v. t. To make Gothic; to bring back to barbarism.



Definition of Gothicize

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of Gothicise) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gothicize

1. [v -CIZED, -CIZING, -CIZES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gothicize

gotcha
gotcha keyword
gotcha keywords
gotchas
gote
goter
goters
goth
goth up
gothdom
gothed up
gothic rock
gothically
gothicism
gothicisms
gothicize (current term)
gothicized
gothicizes
gothicizing
gothics
gothing up
gothite
gothites
gothness
goths
goths up
gothy
gotra
gotras
gots

Literary usage of Gothicize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1892)
"Wren did as well as one could with the plan he \vas forced to gothicize, especially excellent being the way in which he arranged the supports of his dome so ..."

2. Author's & Printer's Dictionary: A Guide for Authors by Frederick Howard Collins (1912)
"a sturdy type without serif or hair-line. gothicize*, to render medieval, not -ise. " Gotterdammerung" (Twilight of the Gods), by Wagner. ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1836)
"... and are not happy evidences of the genius of any other; we cannot help thinking that the architect has attempted to gothicize the Grecian tholus, ..."

4. English Cathedrals: Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury, Lichfield by Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Joseph Pennell (1892)
"It was outside influence that forced him to gothicize the plan of St. Paul's, and, in some of his parish churches, to "deviate from a better form" and give ..."

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