anti-modern

adjective

an·​ti-mod·​ern
ˌan-tē-ˈmä-dərn,
 nonstandard  -ˈmä-d(ə-)rən,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-modern (audio)
variants or less commonly antimodern
: opposed to modernism or to modern beliefs and practices
But clearly what disturbs Flores more is to discover these same anti-modern tendencies gaining ground on the secular left. Mark Lilla
… the common link among the various types of antimodern traditionalism. Jeffrey Stout

Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-modern was in 1834

Dictionary Entries Near anti-modern

Cite this Entry

“Anti-modern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-modern. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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