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intimist

noun, often capitalized in·ti·mist \-mə̇st\

Definition of intimist

plural

-s

  1. :  an intimist painter

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Origin and Etymology of intimist

French intimiste, from intime intimate + -iste -ist


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intimist

adjective, often capitalized in·ti·mist \"\

Definition of intimist

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or practicing intimism

  2. 2 of fiction :  dealing chiefly with intimate and private especially psychological experiences the peculiarly modern feeling of individual helplessness that the war brought into … people's consciousness, and it made sense of that emotion as the intimist novel does not as a rule — Anthony West

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