expressionism

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noun, often capitalized ex·pres·sion·ism \ik-ˈspre-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of expressionism

  1. :  a theory or practice in art of seeking to depict the subjective emotions and responses that objects and events arouse in the artist

expressionist

play \ik-ˈspre-shə-nist\ noun or adjective, often capitalized

expressionistic

play \ik-ˌspre-shə-ˈni-stik\ adjective

expressionistically

play \ik-ˌspre-shə-ˈni-sti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Circa 1901

First Known Use of expressionism

circa 1901


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