Definition of anti–formalist
: opposed to formalism This would make nonsense of those anti-formalist claims that denigrate the study of form by seeking to empty form out, excluding all worldly relations from it. — William V. Spansos et al
antiformalismplay \ˌan-tē-ˈfȯr-mə-ˌli-zəm, ˌan-tī-\ noun It was not long ago that Surrealism was widely dismissed. Modernists had little use for the movement's anti-formalism, for its concerns with things like disorder, excess and exotica. — Michael Kimmelman
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