Definition of anti-modernist
- … mixture of nativist ideology, anti-modernist sentiment, political isolationism, and frankly stated racialism …
- —Hilton Kramer
- Prohibition, like nativism and antisemitism, tapped into deeply rooted antimodernist trends in American life; it attempted to turn back the cultural clock …
- —Jonathan D. Sarna
anti-modernistor less commonly antimodernist noun
- The antimodernists prevailed, perhaps fortunately, given the deplorable standards of new French architecture.
- —Gerald Clarke
anti-modernismor less commonly antimodernism play \ˌan-tē-ˈmä-dər-ni-zəm, ˌan-tī-\ noun
- This left-wing anti-modernism is interesting or not, depending on your point of view.
- —Stephen Holmes
- Rather than assume the postmodern position, he has been willing to take up a very sophisticated stance of antimodernism.
- —Thomas Bender