Definition of futurism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

futurism

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈfyutʃəˌrɪzəm//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a movement in art and literature in the 1920s and 30s that did not try to show realistic figures and scenes but aimed to express confidence in the modern world, particularly in modern machines
NAmE//ˈfyutʃərɪst//
 
noun
 
adjective futurist poets
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