akadēmisms

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From akadēm(ija) (academy) +‎ -isms. Probably not derived as such in Latvian, but borrowed and adapted from other European languages.

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Noun[edit]

akadēmisms m (1st declension)

  1. academicism (predisposition, propensity for theoretical work, disengaged from the requirements of practical and social life)
    ieslīgt akademismāto fall into academicism
  2. (art) academicism, academism (orientation, trend in art that focuses on traditional practices and rules, on classical models and examples, distancing itself from life)
    komponista jaunradē jūtam zināmu akadēmismu un atturību melodikas veidošanā, tai dažos gadījumos trūkst sirsnības, siltumain the composer's new creation we feel a certain academicism and restraint in the melody, at times it lacks sincerity, warmth
    mākslinieka gleznotie portreti radīja šajā disciplīnā jaunas, mākslinieciski augstvērtīgas kategorijas un atrāva to no konvencionālā akadēmismathe artist's portraits show in their discipline new categories of high artistic quality and distanced him from conventional academicism

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