synchromism

[ sing-kruh-miz-uhm ]
/ ˈsɪŋ krəˌmɪz əm /

noun (sometimes initial capital letter)

a movement of the early 20th century led by American artists and manifested in their experimentation with nonfigurative or entirely abstract paintings containing shapes and volumes of pure color.Compare Orphism (def. 2).

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Origin of synchromism

First recorded in 1910–15; syn- + chrom- + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM synchromism

syn·chro·mist, noun, adjective
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