eurythmy

noun
eu·​ryth·​my | \ yu̇-ˈrit͟h-mē How to pronounce eurythmy (audio) \
variants: or eurhythmy

Definition of eurythmy

: a system of harmonious body movement to the rhythm of spoken words

First Known Use of eurythmy

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for eurythmy

German Eurhythmie, from Latin eurythmia rhythmical movement, from Greek, from eurythmos rhythmical, from eu- + rhythmos rhythm

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“Eurythmy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eurythmy. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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