vorticism

noun, often capitalized
vor·​ti·​cism | \ ˈvȯr-tə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce vorticism (audio) \

Definition of vorticism

: an English abstract art movement from about 1912–15 embracing cubist and futurist concepts

Other Words from vorticism

vorticist \ ˈvȯr-​tə-​sist How to pronounce vorticist (audio) \ noun or adjective, often capitalized

First Known Use of vorticism

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vorticism

Latin vortic-, vortex

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“Vorticism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vorticism. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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