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stylistic

or stylistical

[stahy-lis-tik] /staɪˈlɪs tɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to style.
Origin of stylistic
1855-1860
1855-60; style + -istic
Related forms
stylistically, adverb
Can be confused
stylish, stylistic.
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Examples from the Web for stylistic
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  • In the best works of this time the stylistic finish of the drawing is masterful.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • But they are a discharge of passion, so that their stylistic merits vary much.

    Romain Rolland Stefan Zweig
  • Yet the decorative prodigality of this master corresponded to the frigid and stylistic graces of the neo-Latin poets.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • Germany shows the same technical and stylistic tendencies and the same evolutionary direction as France.

    Men of the Old Stone Age Henry Fairfield Osborn
  • His whole-hearted disgust with the stylistic extremes of rhetoric he shows by denying to oratory any aim of pleasing and moving.

British Dictionary definitions for stylistic

stylistic

/staɪˈlɪstɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to style, esp artistic or literary style
Derived Forms
stylistically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for stylistic
adj.

1860; see style + -istic.

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