Epic vs Romance - What's the difference?

epic | romance |

As nouns the difference between epic and romance

is that epic is an extended narrative poem in elevated or dignified language, celebrating the feats of a deity or demigod (heroic epic) or other legendary or traditional hero while romance is .

As an adjective epic

is of, or relating to, an epic.




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  • (computing) Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing.
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  • See also



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    (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.
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