futurist

[fyoo-cher-ist]
noun
1.
(sometimes initial capital letter) a follower of futurism, especially an artist or writer.
2.
Theology. a person who maintains that the prophecies in the Apocalypse will be fulfilled in the future. Compare presentist, preterist.
3.
Also, futurologist. a person whose occupation or specialty is the forecasting of future events, conditions, or developments.
adjective

Origin:
1835–45; < Italian futurista. See future, -ist

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futurism (ˈfjuːtʃəˌrɪzəm)
 
n
an artistic movement that arose in Italy in 1909 to replace traditional aesthetic values with the characteristics of the machine age
 
'futurist
 
n, —adj

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Example sentences
Haven't gotten around to reading it yet, although it's on my bookshelf, so that would be a third futurist scenario.
No little gardens, it had a futurist point of view, with big cubes.
It's easy to laugh at the datedness and the overoptimism of these futurist exhibits.
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