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abstractionism

[ ab-strak-shuh-niz-uhm ]
/ æbˈstræk ʃəˌnɪz əm /
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noun Fine Arts.
the practice and theory of abstract art.
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Origin of abstractionism

1905–10, for an earlier sense; abstraction + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for abstractionism

abstractionism
/ (æbˈstrækʃəˌnɪzəm) /

noun
the theory and practice of the abstract, esp of abstract art

Derived forms of abstractionism

abstractionist, noun
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