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[dih-vizh-uh-niz-uh m]
noun (sometimes initial capital letter)
  1. pointillism.
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Origin of divisionism

First recorded in 1900–05; division + -ism
Related formsdi·vi·sion·ist, noun, adjective
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Examples from the Web for divisionism

Historical Examples

  • It is not strange when we consider his adherence all his life to so childish a technical programme as Divisionism.

    Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning

    Willard Huntington Wright

British Dictionary definitions for divisionism


  1. the pointillism of Seurat and his followers
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Derived Formsdivisionist, noun, adjective
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