World English Dictionary
synthetism (ˈsɪnθɪˌtɪzəm)
(often capital) the symbolism of Gauguin and the Nabis, who reacted against the impressionists and realists by seeking to produce brightly coloured abstractions of their inner experience
[C19: from Greek sunthetos composite; see synthetic]

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