nonrepresentational

[ non-rep-ri-zen-tey-shuh-nl ]
/ ˌnɒn rɛp rɪ zɛnˈteɪ ʃə nl /

adjective

not resembling or portraying any object in physical nature: a nonrepresentational painting.

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Origin of nonrepresentational

First recorded in 1920–25; non- + representational

OTHER WORDS FROM nonrepresentational

non·rep·re·sen·ta·tion·al·ism, nounnon·rep·re·sen·ta·tion·al·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for nonrepresentational

nonrepresentational
/ (ˌnɒnrɛprɪzɛnˈteɪʃənəl) /

adjective

art another word for abstract (def. 4)
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