dadaism
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: French dadaïsme Date: 1919 Dadadadaist noun or adjective, often capitalizeddadaistic adjective, often capitalized

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  • Dadaism — Da|da|is|m also Dada a movement in European art and literature in the early 20th century, in which artists and writers aimed to shock people by ignoring accepted ideas and producing strange, unexpected images. Dadaism was the main influence on… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Dadaism — Dada ► NOUN ▪ an early 20th century movement in the arts which mocked conventions and emphasized the illogical and absurd. DERIVATIVES Dadaism noun Dadaist noun & adjective. ORIGIN French, hobby horse , the title of a review which appeared in… …   English terms dictionary

  • Dadaism — See Dada. * * * …   Universalium

  • dadaism — noun A cultural movement that began in neutral Zürich, Switzerland, during World War I and peaked from 1916 to 1920, which involved visual arts, literature (poetry, art manifestos, art …   Wiktionary

  • dadaísm — s. n …   Romanian orthography

  • Dadaism — Da·da·ism || dɑːdəɪzÉ™m n. methods and principles of the Dada movement (abstract art and literature movement of the early 20th century) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Dadaism —    An art style founded by Hans Arp (*) in Zurich after WW1 which challenged the established canons of art, thoughts and morality etc. Disgusted with the war and society in general, Dadaist expressed their feelings by creating non art. The term… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • dadaism — da·da·ism …   English syllables

  • dadaism — noun a nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century; based on irrationality and negation of the accepted laws of beauty (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑dada • Hypernyms: ↑artistic movement, ↑art movement …   Useful english dictionary

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