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English definition of “expressionism”

expressionism

noun [U]     /ɪkˈspreʃ.ən.ɪ.zəm/ specialized
a style of art, music, or writing, found especially in the 1900s, that expresses extreme feelingsPhilosophyArt history and artistic movements expressionist     /-ɪst/ adjective, noun [C] Munch's "The Scream" is a famous expressionist painting.Art history and artistic movementsArtists
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