• A story relating to chivalry; a story involving knights, heroes, adventures, quests, etc.
  • An intimate relationship between two people; a love affair.
  • A strong obsession or attachment for something or someone.
  • Idealized love which is pure or beautiful.
  • A mysterious, exciting, or fascinating quality.
  • A story or novel dealing with idealized love.
  • An embellished account of something; an idealized lie.
  • An adventure, or series of extraordinary events, resembling those narrated in romances.
  • A dreamy, imaginative habit of mind; a disposition to ignore what is real.
  • A romanza, or sentimental ballad.



Opposite words


  • From Middle English romauns, roumance, borrowed from Anglo-Norman and Old French romanz, romans (the vernacular language of France, as opposed to Latin), from Medieval Latin rōmānicē, Vulgar Latin rōmānicē ("in the Roman language"), from Latin rōmānicus ("roman") from rōmānus. Romansch.

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