Definition of brutalism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

brutalism

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbruːtəlɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbruːtəlɪzəm//
 
[uncountable](architecture, sometimes disapproving) Architectural styles
 
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a style of architecture used especially in the 1950s and 60s which uses large concrete blocks, steel, etc., and is sometimes considered ugly and unpleasant See related entries: Architectural styles
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: brutalism