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acmeism

[ ak-mee-iz-uhm ]
/ ˈæk miˌɪz əm /
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noun

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.

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Origin of acmeism

<Russian akmeízm, equivalent to Greek akmḗacme + Russian -izm-ism
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