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cubism

cub·ism

cubism

 
pronunciation:
kyu bih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition: an early twentieth-century movement in painting and sculpture in which objects were represented abstractly by geometrical forms.
derivation: cubist (n.)
Word Parts
The word cubism contains the following part:
-ist Greek noun-forming suffix that means person who does or believes in
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Many words ending in -ist have a corresponding abstract noun form ending in -ism.