Definition of classical :
1. Conforming to the best authority in literature and art; chaste; pure; refined; as, a classical style.
2. Of or pertaining to the ancient Greeks and Romans, esp. to Greek or Roman authors of the highest rank, or of the period when their best literature was produced; of or pertaining to places inhabited by the ancient Greeks and Romans, or rendered famous by their deeds.
3. Of or relating to the first class or rank, especially in literature or art.
uncorrupted, established, clean, usual, continent, popular, unblemished, Greek, Greco-Roman, stainless, mere, balanced, modern, Latin, formal, archetypic, good, unsullied, spotless, ideal, unmingled, neoclassical, perfect, Attic, determinate, restrained, academic, serious, archetypical, serious music, simple, virtuous, esthetic, quintessential, pure, unadulterated, immaculate, classic, authoritative, unpolluted, standard, real, unstained, incorrupt, genuine, clear, authorized, model, Roman, guileless, holy, true, unequivocal, ancient, untainted, typic, artistic, same, correct, archaic, undefiled, graeco-roman, sheer, archetypal, Hellenic, typical, vintage, prototypic, untarnished, guiltless, prestigious, innocent, important, prototypical, absolute, chaste, upright, flawless, paradigmatic, unmixed, unspotted, definitive, traditional, classical music, prototypal, authorised, representative
artistic style (part of speech: adjective)
Impressionist, neotraditional, objective, cubist, neoclassic, symbolist, realistic, Dadaist, constructivist, nonrepresentational, surrealist, expressionist, modernist, abstract, idealist, representationalist, primitivistic, romantic, neoimpressionist, naturalist
elegant (part of speech: adjective)
- Are these actions and intentions in their classical senses? - "Moral Deliberations in Modern Cinema", Sam Vaknin.
- But his most interesting, and probably his most valuable work, the Lives of the Twelve Caesars, has made him one of the most widely known of the later classical writers. - "Latin Literature", J. W. Mackail.
- At this time he seems to have begun his classical studies, his education having hitherto been exclusively modern. - "Schopenhauer", Thomas Whittaker.