[ ab-strak-shuh-nist ]
/ æbˈstræk ʃə nɪst /


a person who produces abstract works of art.


showing abstract characteristics in art; tending toward abstractionism.

Origin of abstractionist

1835–45, for earlier sense; abstraction + -ist
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for abstractionist

  • But see now how the abstractionist treats this rich and intricate vision that a certain state of things must be true.

    The Meaning of Truth|William James