anti-modern

adjective
an·​ti-mod·​ern | \ ˌan-tē-ˈmä-dərn How to pronounce anti-modern (audio) , nonstandard -ˈmä-d(ə-)rən, ˌan-tī-\
variants: or less commonly antimodern

Definition of anti-modern

: 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

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1834, in the meaning defined above

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