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Definition of the noun abstractionist

What does abstractionist mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abstractionists

  1. a painter of abstract pictures
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of abstractionist: abstract artist
    • more generic word: painter = an artist who paints
    • more specific word: suprematist = an artist of the school of suprematism
    • instances:
      • Josef Albers / Albers = United States painter born in Germany
      • Piet Mondrian / Mondrian = Dutch painter whose work (intersecting lines at right angles and planes in primary colors) influenced the development of abstract art

Alternative definition of the noun abstractionist


  1. Someone who paints or creates abstract art.
  2. An idealist. - Emerson

Definition of the adjective abstractionist

What does abstractionist mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature

Alternative definition of the adjective abstractionist


  1. Related or tending to abstractionism.


"Abstractionist" is a musical album of Alexei Borisov.

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Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

abstractionist 31.10 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)

Volume One by Larry R. Squire

Abstractionist versus episodic theories of repetition priming and word identification. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review 2: 339–363. Wig GS, Grafton ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance (2012)

by Cary D. Wintz, Paul Finkelman

Jones was a pioneer American abstractionist who combined a flair for decorative and geometric patterning withakeen understandingof human anatomy and a gift forportraiture. Responding totheinspiration of Locke and the Harmon Foundation ...

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

abstractionist (ab-strak'shun-ist), n. one who deals with abstractions; an idealist; a dreamer. abstractive (ab-strak'tiv) , adj. having the quality or ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the New York School Poets (2009)

by Terence Diggory

Like- minded musicians, including mortoN FeldmaN, David Tudor, Earle Brown, and Christian Wolff, soon gathered around Cage to form an “'abstractionist' pressure group,” bringing muSic up to speed with painting (Thomson 76).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English (2004)

by Eugene Benson, University Professor Emeritus of English Eugene Benson, L.W. Conolly

uses the career of painter Keith Looby as a focus to examine the Australian post-war art world, including the art marketplace, and the conflict between the New York abstractionist establishment and the creative and political ...

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Small photo of PORTUGAL - CIRCA 2008: A stamp printed in Portugal shows Maria Helena Vieira da Silva (1908-1992), abstractionist painter, series Figures of Portuguese History and Culture, circa 2008Small photo of FRANCE - CIRCA 1993: A stamp printed by FRANCE shows painting by famous Portuguese-French abstractionist painter Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, circa 1993 More...

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Video shows what abstractionist means. Related or tending to abstractionism, particularly art.. abstractionist pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by ...

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The value of this 14-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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