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postmodern

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adjective post·mod·ern \ˌpōs(t)-ˈmä-dərn, ÷-ˈmä-d(ə-)rən\

Simple Definition of postmodern

  • : of or relating to postmodernism

Full Definition of postmodern

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or being an era after a modern one <postmodern times> <a postmodern metropolis>

  2. 2 a :  of, relating to, or being any of various movements in reaction to modernism that are typically characterized by a return to traditional materials and forms (as in architecture) or by ironic self-reference and absurdity (as in literature) b :  of, relating to, or being a theory that involves a radical reappraisal of modern assumptions about culture, identity, history, or language <postmodern feminism>

post·mod·ern·ism play \-dər-ˌni-zəm\ noun
post·mod·ern·ist play \-nist\ adjective or noun
post·mo·der·ni·ty play \-mə-ˈdər-ne-tē, -mä- also -ˈder-\ noun

1925

First Known Use of postmodern

1925


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