[ fyoo-chuh-riz-uhm ]
/ ˈfyu tʃəˌrɪz əm /
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(sometimes initial capital letter) a style of the fine arts developed originally by a group of Italian artists about 1910 in which forms derived chiefly from cubism were used to represent rapid movement and dynamic motion.
(often initial capital letter) a style of art, literature, music, etc., and a theory of art and life in which violence, power, speed, mechanization or machines, and hostility to the past or to traditional forms of expression were advocated or portrayed.
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Origin of futurism

From the Italian word futurismo, dating back to 1905–10. See future, -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for futurism

/ (ˈfjuːtʃəˌrɪzəm) /

an artistic movement that arose in Italy in 1909 to replace traditional aesthetic values with the characteristics of the machine age

Derived forms of futurism

futurist, noun, adjective
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