futurism

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From future +‎ -ism.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfjuːt͡ʃəɹɪzəm/
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Noun[edit]

futurism (countable and uncountable, plural futurisms)

  1. (art) 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.
    • 1910, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, “The Futurists”, in Alarms and Discursions:
      Suffice it to say that Futurism has a gratifying dislike both of Liberal politics and Christian morals; I say gratifying because, however unfortunately the cross and the cap of liberty have quarrelled, they are always united in the feeble hatred of such silly megalomaniacs as these. []
  2. The study and prediction of possible futures.
    Synonym: futurology
  3. (Judaism) The Jewish expectation of the messiah in the future rather than recognizing him in the presence of Christ.
  4. (Christianity) Eschatological interpretations associating some Biblical prophecies with future events yet to be fulfilled, including the Second Coming.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French futurisme

Noun[edit]

futurism n (uncountable)

  1. futurism

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