Definition of expressionism
: a theory or practice in art of seeking to depict the subjective emotions and responses that objects and events arouse in the artist
expressionistplay \ik-ˈspre-shə-nist\ noun or adjective, often capitalized
expressionisticplay \ik-ˌspre-shə-ˈni-stik\ adjective
expressionisticallyplay \ik-ˌspre-shə-ˈni-sti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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I wasn’t impressed with most of it, resembling something done on LSD which is less interesting when the drug wears off – a weak abstract expressionism with distorted apparitions here and there.
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