Japanism

noun Ja·pan·ism \jə̇ˈpaˌnizəm, -paaˌ- also jaˈp-\

Definition of Japanism

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a trait or characteristic distinctive of the Japanese or of their civilization or art modern trend in fine art toward skeletal frameworks … can be traced back to the Japanism of the 70s — Edgar Kaufmann

  2. 2 :  Japanese nationalism a rising tide of Japanism which was soon to overwhelm foreign missionaries — Hugh Byas

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Origin and Etymology of japanism

Japan + -ism


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