anti–modernist

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adjective an·ti–mod·ern·ist \ˌan-tē-ˈmä-dər-nist, ˌan-tī-\
variants: or less commonly

antimodernist

Definition of anti–modernist

  1. :  opposed to the values of modernism or modernity … 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–modernist

or less commonly

antimodernist

noun The antimodernists prevailed, perhaps fortunately, given the deplorable standards of new French architecture. — Gerald Clarke

anti–modernism

or 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

First Known Use of anti–modernist

1908


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