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Definition of the noun academicism

What does academicism mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: academicisms

  1. orthodoxy of a scholastic variety

Alternative definition of the noun academicism


  1. A tenet of the Academic philosophy.
  2. A mannerism or mode peculiar to an academy.
  3. [arts] traditional or orthodox formalism.

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Google previewThe Minimum Dwelling (2002)

by Karel Teige, Eric Dluhosch

Academicism is a reactionary and retarding force. It artificially props up architecture in its obsolete forms and tries to preserve its outdated technical methods. Academic architecture clings to old craft methods, resisting industrialization and its ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary of Film (2014)

Sixth Edition by David Thomson

Moderato Cantabile was a deliberate attempt to escape academicism, and tomakea film ofa subject thatnoBritish money would have supported. Sadly,itisa dull film, despitethe sensitive wide-screen explorationofa French provincial town and ...

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

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

n, -z academicism BR ako'dem{SIzm AM ako'demo-Siz(o)m academism BR o'kadomizm AM o'kaedo, miz(o)m academy BR o'kadomli, -Iz AM ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Interior Design (1997)

by Joanna Banham

Such historicism, where British associational notions replaced French academicism, also reclaimed national traditions, resulting in the revival of Gothic structure and Northern Renaissance details, and in the suppression of stone and stucco in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Protestantism (2004)

4-volume set by Hans J. Hillerbrand

They rejected artificial academicism underthe bannerof truth to nature, and expressed religious feeling andethical sincerity in a straightforward manner, renderingthe pictures with detailed exactitude and brightcolors. Protestant art in theeraof ...

Google previewReligions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, 2nd Edition [6 volumes] (2010)

A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices by J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann

Both groups of scholars are, in some sense, committed to sound scholarship and science, provided that the scholarship involved does not simply “degenerate” into mere academicism and that the science espoused not simply sink into ...

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

Akademlsmus m ' academicism, acadernism (aes, gep) Akatalepsie f ' acatalepsy , incomprehensibility (epi) < Skeptizismus, Agnostizismus, Apeiron akausal ' noncausal ...

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Contemporary art vs Academicism

Moment in the life of Kharkiv State Academy of Design & Arts

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Academicism Meaning

Video shows what academicism means. The doctrines of Plato's academy; specifically the skeptical doctrines of the later academy stating that nothing can be ...

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It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. (Mark Rothko)
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Scrabble value of A1C3A1D2E1M3I1C3I1S1M3

The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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