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fu·tur·ism

 (fyo͞o′chə-rĭz′əm)
n.
1. A belief that the meaning of life and one's personal fulfillment lie in the future and not in the present or past.
2. An artistic movement originating in Italy around 1910 whose aim was to express the energetic, dynamic, and violent quality of contemporary life, especially as embodied in the motion and force of modern machinery.
3. Christianity A belief that biblical prophecies, especially those contained in the book of Revelation, will be literally fulfilled at some point in the future.

fu′tur·ist n.
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fu•tur•ist

(ˈfyu tʃər ɪst)

n.
1. (sometimes cap.) a follower of futurism.
adj.
3. futuristic.
[1835–45; < Italian]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.futurist - a theologian who believes that the Scripture prophecies of the Apocalypse (the Book of Revelation) will be fulfilled in the future
theologian, theologiser, theologist, theologizer - someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
2.futurist - someone who predicts the futurefuturist - someone who predicts the future  
illusionist, seer, visionary - a person with unusual powers of foresight
Adj.1.futurist - of or relating to futurism; "futurist art"
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Translations

futurist

[ˈfjuːtʃərɪst] N
1. (esp US) (= futurologist) → futurólogo/a m/f
2. (Art) → futurista mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

futurist

[ˈfjuːtʃərɪst] n
(= artist, writer) → futuriste mf
(mainly US) (= futurologist) → futurologue mf
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

futurist

nFuturist(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

futurist

[ˈfjuːtʃərɪst] nfuturista m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
"Didn't I tell you I was a Futurist? I really do believe in those things if I believe in anything.
At their core, the Neo-Futurists have taken the wild, loud-at-heart surprise of Tommaso Marinetti and the other Italian Futurists and brought it into the new millennium--and if you're cringing at the mention of the Italian Futurists, don't worry, because Allen and company have left the icky parts of Futurism (the love of war, industry and fascism) back in the nineteen-teens.
Futurists specialize in recognizing upcoming uncertainty and attempting to manage it.
Encouraged by her brothers' activities with the Futurists and her friendship with Rougena Zatkova, after the war, Benedetta became increasingly interested in art.
MANAMA: One of the top Hollywood producers has signed a partnership agreement with Bahrain-based Vahid Associates Brand Futurists.
For example, if Bohn's summary of some twenty Futurist events in Venice were to be placed alongside the cultural calendar of the city in the years 1910-44, it would possibly reveal that the Futurists had only a limited impact on the public at large.
Edited by Stuart Sharp, Chairman, The TAPPI Futurists
Doubts about the usefulness of futurists used to be rampant but are now merely common.
The FWG represents a partnership between the FBI and the Society of Police Futurists International (PFI), with its noble and ambitious goals that include the development of forecasts and strategies to ethically maximize the effectiveness of local, state, federal, and international law enforcement bodies as they strive to maintain peace and security in the 21st century.
There will be a future in space--one for human beings rather than just their machines, which is contrary to what scientists, futurists, and pundits since J.
But no matter whether you agree or disagree with their views, the three health care futurists' comments could spark discussions that will help shape U.S.