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Definition of the noun academism

What does academism mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: academisms

  1. orthodoxy of a scholastic variety

Alternative definition of the noun academism


  1. A style or a work of art which lacks innovation or individualism, being similar to established and much studied art; academic art.

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Google previewThe Positive Science of Morals (1908)

Its Opportuneness, Its Outlines, and Its Chief Applications by Pierre Laffitte

We must not forget that Science, when isolated and dispersive — of which Academism is the type — may end in the same moral aberrations as this adulterated theology. Under the plea of public health, its teachers are already beginning to ...

Google previewSurrealist Women (2000)

by Penelope Rosemont

Academism is a vicious circle. In dance today we see a return to the magic of movement, to natural and subtle human forces. Dance today aspires to exalt, to charm, to hypnotize— to wholly engage the sensibility. It is a matter of restoring to our ...

Google previewT. E. Hulme and the Ideological Politics of Early Modernism (2015)

by Henry Mead

Academism is the result of the adoption by weak painters of the creative artist's personal method of interpreting nature, and the consequent creation of formulae, without contact with nature. (2) The new movement in art is merely an academic ...

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

academism - Akademismus m (aes. gep) academy ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)

by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)

ACADEMISM, a-kad'em-izm, s. ancient academic philosophy. This is the ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

m academism BR o'kadomizm AM o'kaedo, miz(o)m academy BR o'kadomli, -Iz AM ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Turkey (2009)

by Metin Heper, Nur Bilge Criss

D Group members were opposed to academism and imitating nature blindly; they placed emphasis on personal interpretation. In 1937, the National Museum of Painting and Sculpture was opened. Since 1939, the state has been organizing ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Quotations About Music (1981)

by Nat Shapiro

New York Times Magazine, September 27, 1964 Academism results when the reasons for the rule change, but not the rule.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Neoclassical Art and Architecture (2011)

by Allison Lee Palmer

Along the same lines, the classicism seen in late 19th-century academic painting and sculpture, called academism, has been interpreted as revealing a syncretic desire to bring together opposing ideals rather than a continued form of ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

whisk abolitionism absolutism abysm academism accidentalism achromatism actinism aestheticism Africanism agnosticism agonism agrarianism agriculturism alcoholism alien ism altruism Americanism anachronism anarchism anathematism ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

traditional: academicism, academism formality: ceremony, conventionality, custom, gesture, procedure, protocol, rite, tradition formally withdraw: secede format: arrangement, pattern, plan, scheme, shape, size, style formation: composition, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Romantic Art and Architecture (2011)

by Allison Lee Palmer

ACADEMICISM ° I5 classicism and romanticism, and this style is called “ academism,” or more simply, “academic art,” but it is also described as a form of historicism, syncretism, and eclecticism. The academy, or acade'mie, as it was called in ...

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The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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