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

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

First Known Use of anti-modern

1834, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-modern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-modern. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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