[ suh-prem-uh-tiz-uhm, soo- ]
/ səˈprɛm əˌtɪz əm, sʊ- /
Save This Word!
noun (sometimes initial capital letter)Fine Arts.
a nonrepresentational style of art developed in Russia in the early 20th century, characterized by severely simple geometric shapes or forms and an extremely limited palette.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby suprematism
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Example sentences from the Web for suprematism
Once we landed, I headed straight for Zurich and Zaha Hadid and Suprematism at the Galerie Gmurzynska on Paradeplatz.
British Dictionary definitions for suprematism
/ (sʊˈprɛməˌtɪzəm, sjʊ-) /
a form of pure cubist art, launched in Russia in 1913, and based on the principle that paintings should be composed only of rectangles, circles, triangles, or crosses
Derived forms of SuprematismSuprematist, noun, adjective
Word Origin for Suprematism
C20: from suprematist a supporter of this theory, from French suprémacie supremacy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012