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Da·daor da·da (dä′dä)
A European artistic and literary movement (1916-1923) that flouted conventional aesthetic and cultural values by producing works marked by nonsense, travesty, and incongruity.
[French dada, hobbyhorse, Dada, of baby-talk origin.]
Da′da·ist adj. & n.
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a revolt by certain 20th-century painters and writers in France, Germany, and Switzerland against smugness in traditional art and Western society; their works, illustrating absurdity through paintings of purposeless machines and collages of discarded materials, expressed their cynicism about conventional ideas of form and their rejection of traditional concepts of beauty. — Dadaist, n.See also: Art
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|Noun||1.||dadaism - a nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century; based on irrationality and negation of the accepted laws of beauty|
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dadaism[ˈdɑːdɑːɪzəm] N → dadaísmo m
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n (Art) → Dadaismus m
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