postnuclear

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adjective post·nu·cle·ar \ ˌpōs(t)-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ər \
variants: or post-nuclear

Definition of postnuclear

:of, relating to, occurring in, or suggestive of a period following a nuclear war
  • … a macho street hero who arrives to clean up a tough town in a postnuclear tomorrow.
  • —Fred Robbins
  • … a post-nuclear thriller about an astronaut … struggling to stay alive amid earth's devastation.
  • TV Guide
  • … a postnuclear landscape of poverty and blight …
  • —Richard Corliss

First Known Use of postnuclear

1950


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