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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-strak-shuh-nist]
    • /æbˈstræk ʃə nɪst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-strak-shuh-nist]
    • /æbˈstræk ʃə nɪst/

Definitions of abstractionist word

  • noun abstractionist a person who produces abstract works of art. 1
  • adjective abstractionist showing abstract characteristics in art; tending toward abstractionism. 1
  • noun abstractionist Related or tending to abstractionism, particularly art. 1
  • noun abstractionist An idealist. 0
  • noun abstractionist Someone who supports or creates abstract art. 0

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Origin of abstractionist

First appearance:

before 1835
One of the 34% newest English words
1835-45, for earlier sense; abstraction + -ist

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Parts of speech for Abstractionist


abstractionist popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 51% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

abstractionist usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for abstractionist

adjective abstractionist

  • abstract — An abstract idea or way of thinking is based on general ideas rather than on real things and events.
  • nonrepresentational — not resembling or portraying any object in physical nature: a nonrepresentational painting.
  • nonobjective — not objective.
  • nonfigurative — of the nature of or involving a figure of speech, especially a metaphor; metaphorical and not literal: The word “head” has several figurative senses, as in “She's the head of the company.”. Synonyms: metaphorical, not literal, symbolic.

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