brutalism

noun
bru·​tal·​ism | \ ˈbrütᵊlˌizəm, -ütᵊl-\
plural -s

Definition of brutalism

: a style in art and especially architecture using exaggeration and distortion to create its effect (as of massiveness or power)

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Other Words from brutalism

brutalist \ -​ᵊlə̇st \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of brutalism

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brutalism

brutal + -ism

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