futurism

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noun fu·tur·ism \ˈfyü-chə-ˌri-zəm\

Definition of futurism

  1. 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. 2 :  a point of view that finds meaning or fulfillment in the future rather than in the past or present

1909

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1909


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