vor·​ti·​cism ˈvȯr-tə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce vorticism (audio)
often capitalized
: an English abstract art movement from about 1912–15 embracing cubist and futurist concepts
vorticist noun or adjective often capitalized

Word History


Latin vortic-, vortex

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vorticism was in 1914

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“Vorticism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vorticism. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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