Romance vs Circumscription - What's the difference?

romance | circumscription |

As nouns the difference between romance and circumscription

is that romance is an intimate relationship between two people; a love affair while circumscription is the act of circumscribing or the quality of being circumscribed.

As a verb romance

is woo; court.



(en noun)
  • An intimate relationship between two people; a love affair.
  • A strong obsession or attachment for something or someone.
  • Love which is pure or beautiful.
  • A mysterious, exciting, or fascinating quality.
  • A story or novel dealing with idealised love.
  • An embellished account of something; an idealised lie.
  • An adventure, or series of extraordinary events, resembling those narrated in romances.
  • His life was a romance .
  • A dreamy, imaginative habit of mind; a disposition to ignore what is real.
  • a girl full of romance
  • (music) A romanza, or sentimental ballad.
  • Antonyms

    * platonic, platonic relationship, platonic love

    Derived terms

    * bromance * womance


  • Woo; court.
  • To write or tell romantic stories, poetry, letters, etc.
  • Anagrams

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    (en noun)
  • the act of circumscribing or the quality of being circumscribed
  • anything that circumscribes or a circumscribed area
  • (taxonomy) the definition of what does and does not belong to a given taxon, from a particular taxonomic viewpoint or taxonomic system.
  • The circumscription in the APG system of the family'' Malvaceae ''includes the former families Bombacaceae, Sterculiaceae and Tiliaceae.
  • An electoral district; used often in texts treating electoral systems in Romance countries.