postromantic

adjective
post·​ro·​man·​tic | \ ˌpōst-rō-ˈman-tik How to pronounce postromantic (audio) , -rə- \
variants: or post-Romantic

Definition of postromantic

: of, relating to, or occurring in the period following romanticism postromantic poetry writers in the post-Romantic era

First Known Use of postromantic

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Postromantic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postromantic. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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