abstractionism

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noun ab·strac·tion·ism \ab-ˈstrak-shə-ˌni-zəm, əb-\

Definition of abstractionism

  1. :  the principles or practice of creating abstract art

abstractionist

play \-sh(ə-)nist\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of abstractionism

abstraction + -ism


First Known Use: 1921



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