futurism

noun fu·tur·ism \ ˈfyü-chə-ˌri-zəm \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of futurism

1 : a movement in art, music, and literature begun in Italy about 1909 and marked especially by an effort to give formal expression to the dynamic energy and movement of mechanical processes
2 : a point of view that finds meaning or fulfillment in the future rather than in the past or present

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First Known Use of futurism

1909



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