postbourgeois

adjective

post·​bour·​geois
ˌpōst-ˈbu̇rzh-ˌwä,
 also  -ˈbu̇zh-,
 or  -ˈbüzh-,
or
-bu̇rzh-ˈwä How to pronounce postbourgeois (audio)
: following the decline or end of the bourgeois class or bourgeois interests or values
But for many years a band of revolutionaries envisioned a different postbourgeois utopia, one based on federated communes free from the oppressive forces of capital and government.Nathaniel French

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postbourgeois was in 1933

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“Postbourgeois.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postbourgeois. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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