Definition of Futurism

1. Noun. An artistic movement in Italy around 1910 that tried to express the energy and values of the machine age.

Generic synonyms: Art Movement, Artistic Movement
Derivative terms: Futuristic



2. Noun. The position that the meaning of life should be sought in the future.
Generic synonyms: Perspective, Position, View
Derivative terms: Futurist, Futurist, Futuristic

Definition of Futurism

1. n. A movement or phase of post-impressionism (which see, below).

Definition of Futurism

1. Noun. An early 20th century avant-garde art movement focused on speed, the mechanical, and the modern, which took a deeply antagonistic attitude to traditional artistic conventions; ''(originated by F.T. Marinetti, among others)''. ¹

2. Noun. The study and prediction of possible futures. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Futurism

1. an artistic and literary movement [n -S]

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Literary usage of Futurism

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1. Cubists and Post-impressionism by Arthur Jerome Eddy (1914)
"XI futurism THERE were no Futurist pictures in the exhibition, but there were several more or less influenced by futurism, notably the "Nude Descending a ..."

2. Greater Italy by William Kay Wallace (1917)
"the various States, based on treaties, so common in all other progressive platforms, find no place in Italian futurism. For it is essentially a belligerent ..."

3. Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning by Willard Huntington Wright, S. S. Van Dine (1915)
"XII futurism THE dramatic enhancement of painting by line so well understood by the ancients, and the literary intensification of subject-matter by colour ..."

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