noun, often capitalized
lu·mi·nism | \ˈlü-mə-ˌni-zəm \

Definition of luminism 

: a theory or practice of realist landscape and seascape painting developed in the U.S. in the mid-19th century and concerned with the study and depiction of effects of light and atmosphere

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luminist \ˈlü-mə-nist \ noun or adjective often capitalized

First Known Use of luminism

circa 1974, in the meaning defined above

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exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

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