postclassical

adjective
post·​clas·​si·​cal | \ ˌpōs(t)-ˈkla-si-kəl How to pronounce postclassical (audio) \
variants: or postclassic \ ˌpōs(t)-​ˈkla-​sik How to pronounce postclassical (audio) \

Definition of postclassical

: of or relating to a period (as in art, literature, or civilization) following a classical one

Examples of postclassical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Only two months later, after the assassination of James Meredith, the new chairman emerged from a Mississippi jail and popularized the phrase that would become the rallying cry of this postclassical struggle: Black power. Blair Mcclendon, The New Republic, 24 May 2021

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First Known Use of postclassical

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Postclassical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postclassical. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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