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Meaning of "Orphism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ORPHISM

Orphism  [ˈɔːfɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ORPHISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Orphism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ORPHISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Orphism in the English dictionary

The definition of Orphism in the dictionary is a mystery religion of ancient Greece, widespread from the 6th century bc onwards, combining pre-Hellenic beliefs, the Thracian cult of Zagreus, etc.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ORPHISM


amorphism
əˈmɔːfɪzəm
anthropomorphism
ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪzəm
automorphism
ˌɔːtəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
dimorphism
daɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
dwarfism
ˈdwɔːfɪzəm
hemimorphism
ˌhɛmɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
heteromorphism
ˌhɛtərəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
homeomorphism
ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm
homoeomorphism
ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm
homomorphism
ˌhəʊməʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
hylomorphism
ˌhaɪləˈmɔːfɪzəm
isodimorphism
ˌaɪsəʊdaɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
isomorphism
ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
mechanomorphism
ˌmekənəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
metamorphism
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪzəm
monomorphism
mɒnəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
perimorphism
ˌpɛrɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
polymorphism
ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
skeuomorphism
ˌskjuːəˈmɔːfɪzəm
zoomorphism
ˌzəʊəˈmɔːfɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ORPHISM

Orozco
orphan
orphanage
orphanhood
orphanism
orpharion
Orphean
orpheoreon
Orpheus
Orpheus in the Underworld
Orphic
orphically
Orphistic
orphrey
orphreyed
orpiment
orpin
orpine
Orpington
Orr

WORDS THAT END LIKE ORPHISM

allomorphism
anamorphism
Buddhism
catastrophism
diastrophism
enantiomorphism
endomorphism
Guelphism
gynandromorphism
idiomorphism
paramorphism
pleomorphism
psephism
pseudomorphism
rheomorphism
sapphism
sexual dimorphism
sophism
theriomorphism
trimorphism
zygomorphism

Synonyms and antonyms of Orphism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Orphism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ORPHISM

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The translations of Orphism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Orphism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

Orphism
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

orfismo
570 millions of speakers

English

Orphism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Orphism
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

Orphism
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

орфизм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

orfismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Orphism
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

orphisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Orphisme
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Orphismus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Orphism
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Orphism
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Orphism
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Orphism
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Orphism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Orphism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Orphism
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

orfismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Orphism
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

орфизм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Orfism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ορφισμός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Orphisme
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Orphism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

orfismen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Orphism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ORPHISM»

The term «Orphism» is normally little used and occupies the 116.772 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ORPHISM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Orphism

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ORPHISM»

Discover the use of Orphism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Orphism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Orphism and Christianity in Late Antiquity
Review text: "Altogether, the reader is justified in feeling that he has come to a better knowledge of the books, beliefs, and rites of Orphism, of the Christian apologists and their encounter with Greek religion and ideas, and of the ...
Miguel Herrero de Jáuregui, 2010
2
Apollinaire, cubism and orphism
This book is the first to present an extensive reassessment of Apollinaire's role in the promotion of themes and iconography amongst his painter friends.
Adrian Hicken, 2002
3
Redefining Ancient Orphism: A Study in Greek Religion
represented by Robert Parker's 1995 survey of “Early Orphism”, which provides a good overview of the evidence and the debates, settling for a definition of Orphism that denies any coherent Orphic social organization, but sees Orphism as ...
Radcliffe G. Edmonds III, 2013
4
From Orpheus to Paul a History of Orphism 1930
1930. Discusses the Orphic mystery-religion and Orphic rites of Ancient Greece.
Vittorio Macchioro, 2003
5
Orpheus and Greek Religion: A Study of the Orphic Movement
It was the Orphism of their age, and must be taken into account when the Orphism of that age is the subject of discussion. To the eyes of a student it may seem a very different thing from the Orphic religion of eight or nine hundred years before, ...
William Keith Chambers Guthrie, 1935
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A History of Ancient Philosophy I: From the Origins to Socrates
The mystery religions: the influence of Orphism on the establishment of the problematic of ancient philosophy That a religion of the mysteries flourished in Greece is a clear symptom that for many the official religion was not sufficient, that is, ...
Giovanni Reale, John R. Catan, 1987
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Hart Crane's Harp of Evil: A Study of Orphism in The Bridge
Wolf interprets Crane's poem in the context of pre-Christian Orphic mythology and demonstrates why critics have been confused when attempting to interpret the work in a framework of Christian criticism.
Jack C. Wolf, 1986
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Myths of the Underworld Journey: Plato, Aristophanes, and ...
ORPHISM AS ORIGIN OR ORIENTATION? The range of ways in which the limited set of traditional motifs are combined shows that these myths are the products of brtcolage. carefully constructed to express the teller's model of the world.
Radcliffe G. Edmonds, III, 2004
9
The Spiritual in Twentieth-Century Art
Orphism was declared to exist virtually by fiat, without consulting the artists in question, by Apollinaire in the fall of 1912..' Pablo Picasso, Robert Delaunay, Femand Léger, Francis Picabia, and Marcel Duchamp were the beneficiaries of this ...
Roger Lipsey, 2011
10
Past and Present Views on Orphism
THIS 24 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK: Orpheus The Fisher, by Robert Eisler. To purchase the entire book, please order ISBN 1564590291.
Robert Eisler, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ORPHISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Orphism is used in the context of the following news items.
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Portrait of the jeering artist as a young gent: Alexander Adams on …
By 1912, Cubism, Futurism and Orphism blended in Picabia's compositions. At times his work was nearly or actually abstract and genuinely ... «Art Newspaper, Jul 15»
2
Miriam Schapiro Married Judaism and Feminism in Her Art
... French Jewish artist Sonia Delauney (1885–1979), a co-founder of the Orphism movement, known for powerful colors and geometric shapes. «Forward, Jun 15»
3
Robert Delaunay Paris Exposition Eiffel Tower Painting Exhibited At …
Orphism, a movement identified in 1912 and pioneered by Delaunay and Sonia, is considered an offshoot of Cubism and relies on the ... «ArtLyst, Jun 15»
4
Market News: celebrating Waterloo
Stylistically it bridges the Cubism and Orphism of 15 years earlier with the new Art Deco, and is priced in the region of $5 million (£3.2 million). «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
5
Our top international arts events this week: Russian modern art …
The Delaunays were co-founders of the Orphism movement, known for its use of geometry and strong colour; Sonia is currently the subject of a ... «The National, Jun 15»
6
'The Daemon Knows,' by Harold Bloom
Bloom's beguiling daemon can be construed as the god within; he is sire to the exaltations of apotheosis, shamanism, Gnosticism, Orphism, ... «New York Times, May 15»
7
Sonia Delaunay's absorbing aesthetics in art and fashion
When we speak of fashion, Orphism, and even poetry Sonia Delaunay cannot be taken out of the picture of any such incidental discussion. «Jewish Journal, May 15»
8
Orphic Dreams
I recently had a dream in which I was at an academic conference of some sort. After listening to a paper, in which Orphism had been mentioned ... «Patheos, Apr 15»
9
Better than Robert? Sonia Delaunay at Tate Modern reviewed
Based on the theories of M.E. Chevreul, this lyrical abstraction later became known as orphism. In her early experiments, Sonia veers in and ... «Spectator.co.uk, Apr 15»
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Sonia Delaunay, Tate Modern exhibition review: pioneer of abstract …
Together with Robert, she pioneered an abstract style that the poet Apollinaire christened Orphism, after the musician Orpheus in Greek myth, ... «Evening Standard, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Orphism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/orphism>. Apr 2019 ».
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