poetic UK [pəʊˈetɪk] / US [poʊˈetɪk] or poetical UK [pəʊˈetɪk(ə)l] / US [poʊˈetɪk(ə)l] adjective *
1) expressing ideas in a very sensitive way and with great beauty or imagination

Critics are raving about Sokurov's poetic new film.

2) connected with poetry or having the qualities of poetry

poetic language

Derived word:
UK [pəʊˈetɪklɪ] / US [poʊˈetɪklɪ] adverb

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