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Word: immobility

Definition: state of being immovable


Sentences Containing 'immobility'

What made Cubism progressive and truly modern, according to Metzinger and Gleizes, was its the new geometric armature; with that it broke free from the immobility of 3-dimensional Euclidean geometry and attained a dynamic representation of the 4-dimensional continuum in which we live, a better representation of reality, of life's experience, something that could be grasped through the senses (not through the eye) and expressed onto a canvas.

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