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



BrE BrE//ˈfjuːtʃərɪzəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfjuːtʃərɪzəm//
[uncountable] Styles of art
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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 See related entries: Styles of art Word Originfrom future + -ism, translating Italian futurismo, French futurisme.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: futurism