academicism

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ac·a·dem·i·cism

 (ăk′ə-dĕm′ĭ-sĭz′əm) also a·cad·e·mism (ə-kăd′ə-mĭz′əm)
n.
Traditional formalism, especially when reflected in art.

academicism

(ˌækəˈdɛmɪˌsɪzəm) ,

academism

or

academicalism

n
adherence to rules and traditions in art, literature, etc; conventionalism

ac•a•dem•i•cism

(ˌæk əˈdɛm əˌsɪz əm)

also academism,



n.
1. traditionalism or conventionalism in art, literature, etc.
2. purely speculative thoughts, opinions, or attitudes.
3. a pedantic quality.
[1600–10]

academicism, academism

1. the mode of teaching or of procedure in a private school, college, or university.
2. a tendency toward traditionalism or conventionalism in art, literature, music, etc.
3. any attitudes or ideas that are learned or scholarly but lacking in worldliness, common sense, or practicality. — academie, n., adj. — academist, n.
See also: Learning
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.academicism - orthodoxy of a scholastic variety
traditionalism, traditionality - strict adherence to traditional methods or teachings
Translations

academicism

[ˌækəˈdɛmiˌsizm] academism [əˈkædəˌmɪzm] n (Art) → accademismo