intimism

noun

in·​ti·​mism
ˈintəˌmizəm
plural -s
: a principle or practice among painters (as in early 20th century France) of selecting as subject matter familiar or intimate scenes or occasions from their own everyday life compare genre

Word History

Etymology

intimist + -ism

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“Intimism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intimism. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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