futurism futurism  /ˈfju tʃə ˌrɪ zəm/


  1. (n) an artistic movement in Italy around 1910 that tried to express the energy and values of the machine age
  2. (n) the position that the meaning of life should be sought in the future

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  1. Well, the '60s are prehistory now, and nothing ages as fast as futurism.
  2. It tells of the grandeur of the universe itself, speaking in the language of both classic modernism and high-tech futurism.
  3. Fittingly, perhaps, modern futurism was born with the atom bomb, in that moment in history when it was suddenly possible to imagine a world without a future.


  • Five stars for Thundercat's 'Apocalypse'

    If you have come to an understanding that R&B has forfeited all of its humanity, creativity and futurism, well, quite simply, you're just wrong, and you certainly haven't been paying attention.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Orlando Weekly

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  1. "The shows tend to have a lot of technicalities, whether it's electronics, futurism or things where the audience gets involved," DeLonge said. "For the most part, the music is very epic and large, and we engage the audience on a very cerebral...
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: Tom DeLonge Source: Chester DailyLocal.com

  2. Trotsky noted that the various schools of the early 20th century -- "cubism, futurism, dadaism, surrealism -- follow each other without reaching a complete development."
    on Apr 10, 2005 By: Leon Trotsky Source: Swans

  3. Rotten - real name John Lydon - said: "I`m pretty excited by this. I like the way we`ve always done fashion in Britain, mixing history with futurism."
    on May 2, 2006 By: Johnny Rotten Source: UTV

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