synthetism

/ (ˈsɪnθɪˌtɪzəm) /

noun

(often capital) the symbolism of Gauguin and the Nabis, who reacted against the impressionists and realists by seeking to produce brightly coloured abstractions of their inner experience

Nearby words

  1. synthetic polymers,
  2. synthetic resin,
  3. synthetic rubber,
  4. synthetic speech,
  5. synthetics,
  6. synthetize,
  7. synthol,
  8. synthpop,
  9. syntonic,
  10. syntonize

Derived Formssynthetist, noun

Word Origin for synthetism

C19: from Greek sunthetos composite; see synthetic

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