[ak-mee-iz-uh m]
  1. a school of early 20th-century Russian poetry whose practitioners were strongly opposed to the vagueness of symbolism and strove for absolute clarity of expression through precise, concrete imagery.

Origin of acmeism

< Russian akmeízm, equivalent to Greek akmḗ acme + Russian -izm -ism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018