English-Swedish translation of picturesque

Translation of the word picturesque from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

picturesque in Swedish

landscapeadjective pittoresk
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Definitions of picturesque
1. picturesque - suggesting or suitable for a picture; pretty as a picture; "a picturesque village"
  beautiful delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party"
2. picturesque - strikingly expressive; "a picturesque description of the rainforest"
  colourful, colorful having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves"
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Picturesque is an aesthetic ideal first introduced into English cultural debate in 1782 by William Gilpin in Observations on the River Wye, and Several Parts of South Wales, etc. Relative Chiefly to Picturesque Beauty; made in the Summer of the Year 1770, a practical book which instructed England's leisured travelers to examine ""the face of a country by the rules of picturesque beauty"". Picturesque, along with the aesthetic and cultural strands of Gothic and Celticism, was a part of the emerging Romantic sensibility of the 18th century.

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