What is another word for masterpiece?

Pronunciation: [mˈastəpˌiːs] (IPA)

Masterpiece is a term used to describe a work of art or creation that is considered exceptional in its craftsmanship and aesthetic beauty. There are various synonyms that can be used to describe a masterpiece, including magnum opus, tour de force, piece de resistance, masterpiece, chef d'oeuvre, and work of art. The term magnum opus is used to describe a great work of art or achievement that is regarded as the artist's greatest work, whereas the term tour de force signifies a display of skill and mastery that is impressive and exceptional. The phrase piece de resistance alludes to the main attraction of a meal or show, while chef d'oeuvre literally means the "chief work" or "masterpiece." No matter the phrase, a masterpiece stands as an example of the finest craftsmanship and creativity available.

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What are the opposite words for masterpiece?

The word masterpiece implies a work of great artistic or literary value, but there are many antonyms that can be used to describe works of lesser quality. These antonyms include words like failure, dud, flop, garbage, trash, and junk. These words highlight the fact that not all works of art or literature are successful or remarkable, and that there are many works that fall short of the mark. While it is disheartening to think of works that don't achieve greatness, it is still important that these works are recognized for what they are, and not praised simply for being created.

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Usage examples for Masterpiece

No masterpiece could have stood a test of this kind.
"The Operatic Problem"
William Johnson Galloway
If it really was a game of skill, it would be hard to say who was victor: each play is a masterpiece.
"Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck"
Jethro Bithell
And then she moved on along the passage, looking back over her shoulder at him with that smile which is as old as the world, the first finished masterpiece of unconscious art.
William McFee

Famous quotes with Masterpiece

  • Life is denied by lack of attention, whether it be to cleaning windows or trying to write a masterpiece.
    Nadia Boulanger
  • If I belong to a tradition, it is a tradition that makes the masterpiece tell the performer what to do, and not the performer telling the piece what it should be like, or the composer what he ought to have composed.
    Alfred Brendel
  • Of all the arts in which the wise excel, nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.
    Andre Breton
  • Of all those arts in which the wise excel, Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.
    Andre Breton
  • Trees Lounge is based on my own life. Both my parents like the movie. My father, of course, thinks it's a masterpiece.
    Steve Buscemi

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