Scrabble Word ORPHISM

Definition of ORPHISM:

  • A mystic religion of ancient Greece, originating in the 7th or 6th century bc and based on poems (now lost) attributed to Orpheus, emphasizing the necessity for individuals to rid themselves of the evil part of their nature by ritual and moral purification throughout a series of reincarnations
  • A short-lived art movement (c.1912) within cubism, pioneered by a group of French painters (including Robert Delaunay, Sonia Delaunay-Terk, and Fernand LÚger) and emphasizing the lyrical use of color rather than the austere intellectual cubism of Picasso, Braque, and Gris
  • a style of art [n -S]



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